Nipatya, Nipatyā: 7 definitions
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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture
Nipatya (निपत्य) refers to “having bowed down (at one’s feet)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, [After Viṣṇudatta attempted to enchant a Nāga]: “[...] He ran to the Bhagavān, went up to him and having bowed down (nipatya) at his feet said, ‘May the Bhagavān save me, may the Sugata save me. A fierce Nāga is desirous of destroying my life and there is nobody to save me’”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Slippery ground.
2) A battle-field.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nipatya (निपत्य).—ind. 1. Having fallen down, prostrate. 2. Having alighted. E. ni before pat to fall, lyap aff.
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(-tyā) 1. A field of battle. 2. Any plashy or slippery ground. E. ni in or on, pat to fall, ādhāre kyap aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nipatya (निपत्य):—[=ni-patya] [from ni-pat] ind. having fallen down etc., [Mahābhārata]
2) Nipatyā (निपत्या):—[=ni-patyā] [from ni-pat] f. any slippery ground
3) [v.s. ...] a field of battle, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Nipātya (निपात्य):—[=ni-pātya] [from ni-pat] a ind. throwing down, overthrowing, destroying, killing, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
5) [v.s. ...] b mfn. to be cast down or overthrown
6) [v.s. ...] (in gram.) to be put down or mentioned as an irregularity.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nipatyā (निपत्या):—[ni-patyā] (tyā) 1. f. Field of battle; mud.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 2.14.13 < [Chapter 14 - Description of Kāliya’s Story]
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Verse 1.6.53 < [Chapter 6 - Description of Kaṃsa’s Strength]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.1.343 < [Chapter 1 - The Beginning of the Lord’s Manifestation and His Instructions on Kṛṣṇa-saṅkīrtana]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 7.8 - Poetic conventions regarding to the Gold, Jewels and Pearls < [Chapter 5 - Analyasis and Interpretations of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā]