Ompatu, Ōmpaṭu: 2 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ompatu (ओम्पतु).—(Malayālam word for nine). Nine grahas (nine planets). Sun, Moon, Mars, Budha (Mercury), Guru (Jupiter), Śukra (Venus), Śani (Saturn), Rāhu and Ketu. Nine Doṣa. Gulika, Viṣṭi, Gaṇḍāntam, Viṣa, Uṣṇa, ekārgalam, Sarpaśiras, lāṭam and Vaidhṛtam. Nine Karmasākṣin(s). Sūrya, Candra, Yama, Kāla, Ākāśa, Vāyu, Agni, Jala and Bhūmi. Nine Rivers. Sarasvatī, Vaitaraṇī, Āpagā, Mandākinī, Madhusravā, Amlu, Kauśikī, Dṛṣadvatī and Hiraṇvatī. Nine Dūtī (s). Dūtī, Dāsī, Sakhī, Ceṭī, Dhātreyī, Prātiveśinī, Liṅginī, Śilpinī and Svastrī. Nine treasures (nidhis). Mahāpadma, Padma, Śaṅkha, Makara, Kacchapa, Mukunda, Kunda, Nīla and Kharva. Nine Prajāpatis. Bhṛgu, Marīci, Atri, Dakṣa, Kardama, Pulaha, Pulastya, Aṅgiras and Kratu. Nine Yogins. Kavi, Hari, Antarīkṣa. Prabuddha, Pippalāyana, Āvihotra, Dramiḍa, Camasa and Karabhājana. Nine Varṣa(s). (Sub continents). Bhāratavarṣa, Kimpuruṣavarṣa. Harivarṣa, Ilāvṛtavarṣa, Ramyakavarṣa, Hiraṇmayavarṣa, Kuruvarṣa, Bhadrāśvavarṣa and Ketumālavarṣa. Nine kinds of Rājās. Sārvabhauma, Adhirāja. Narendra, Pārṣṇika, Paṭṭadhṛk, Maṇḍaleśvara, Bhaṭṭabhāk, Prahāraka and Śrotragrāhī. Nine kinds of Angels. Bhaktijvālaka, Jñānādhikya, Bhadrāsana, Nāthakṛtya, Tattvaka, Balavad, Samādhānamukhya and Mukhyadevadūta. (See full article at Story of Ompatu from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ōmpaṭu (ஓம்படு) [ōmpaṭutal] [ōm-paṭu] transitive verb < ஓம்³ [om³] +. To express assent; to consent; உடன்படுதல். [udanpaduthal.] (J.)

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Ōmpaṭu (ஓம்படு) [ōmpaṭuttal] transitive verb < ஓம்பு- [ombu-] + அடு¹- [adu¹-]

1. To protect; பாதுகாக்குமாறு சேர்த்தல். சிறைப்புறமாக வோம்படுத்தது [pathugakkumaru serthal. siraippuramaga vombaduthathu] (சொல். பொ. [sol. po.] 114, உரை [urai]).

2. To avoid; பரிகரித்தல். படைத்தலைக் கொள்ளா மை யோம்படுத்த வுயர்பு [parigarithal. padaithalaig kolla mai yombadutha vuyarpu] (புறப்பொருள்வெண்பாமாலை [purapporulvenpamalai] 7, 3, கொளு [kolu]).

3. To confirm; to encourage; to cheer up; உறுதி கூறுதல். பூம்பொழிற்புறங்காவலனை யோம்படுத்தற்கும். [uruthi kuruthal. pumbozhirpurangavalanai yombadutharkum.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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