Palayana, Palāyana: 16 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Palayan.
Languages of India and abroad
palāyana : (nt.) running away.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Palāyana, (nt.) (fr. palāy) running away DhA. I, 164. See also pālana. (Page 440)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
palāyana (पलायन).—n (S) Running away, fleeing, flight.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
palāyana (पलायन).—n Running away, flight.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
1) Running away, retreat, flight, escape; युद्धे चाप्यपलायनम् (yuddhe cāpyapalāyanam) (kṣatrakarma svabhāvajam) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 18.43; R.19.31.
2) A saddle.
Derivable forms: palāyanam (पलायनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Flight, retreat. E. parā from, ay to go, lyuṭ aff. ra changed to la.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Palāyana (पलायन).—i. e. palā (for parā) -i + ana, n. Flight, running away, [Pañcatantra] 63, 9.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Palāyana (पलायन).—[neuter] flight, escape.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Palāyana (पलायन):—[from palāy] n. fleeing, flight, escape, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (-kriyāṃ-√kṛ, to take to flight, [Pañcatantra])
2) [v.s. ...] a saddle, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā [Scholiast or Commentator]] (cf. paly-ayana, paryāṇa)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Palāyana (पलायन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Flight.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Palāyana (पलायन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Palāṇa, Palāyaṇa.
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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.
Palāyana (पलायन) [Also spelled palayan]:—(nm) escape, fleeing; ~[vāda] escapism; hence ~[vāditā] (nf); ~[vādi] (an) escapist.
Palāyaṇa (पलायण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Palāyana.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
1) [noun] a running away from.
2) [noun] an act or instance or escaping.
3) [noun] (fig.) an escaping from reality, the responsibilities and routine of real life.
4) [noun] a seat for a rider on a horse, usu. padded and of leather.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Palayanagai, Palayanaka, Palayanamanas, Palayanapamdita, Palayanaparayana, Palayanasurekara, Palayanavada, Palayanavadi, Palayanavishaya, Palayanaya.
Ends with: Apalayana, Bhuyahpalayana, Capalayana, Gaupalayana, Karenupalayana, Pippalayana, Prapalayana, Ranapalayana, Vipalayana.
Full-text: Prapalayana, Vipalayana, Palana, Palayanaparayana, Palayanavishaya, Palayanamanas, Apalayana, Bhuyahpalayana, Palayita, Palayan, Kshirashara, Akshama, Palanem, Avashtambha, Nasa.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.11.93 < [Chapter 11 - The Characteristics of Nityānanda]
Verse 2.8.27 < [Chapter 8 - The Manifestation of Opulences]
Verse 3.4.308 < [Chapter 4 - Descriptions of Śrī Acyutānanda’s Pastimes and the Worship of Śrī Mādhavendra]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 10.3 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)