Parityakta, Parityaktā: 15 definitions


Parityakta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parityakt.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Parityakta in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Parityakta (परित्यक्त) means “without”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 11), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The comets which are white, of single disc, without tails [i.e., śikhā-parityakta] and glossy are named Vikacā Ketus and are the sons of Jupiter [i.e., gurusuta]. They are 65 in number; they appear in the south and when they appear mankind will not be happy. The comets that are neither very bright nor clearly visible to the naked eye, and that are long and white are named Taskara Ketus; they are the sons of Mercury, they appear anywhere and are 51 in number; when they appear mankind will feel miserable”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Parityakta (परित्यक्त) refers to “(being) abandoned”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.50 (“Description of fun and frolic”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “[...] Then the sixteen celestial ladies arrived there and saw the couple [i.e., Śiva and Pārvatī] with great respect. [...] The celestial ladies made these sweet witty remarks to Him one by one. [...] Tulasī said:—‘Satī was formerly abandoned (parityakta) by you. Kāma too was burnt. Then O lord, how is it that Vasiṣṭha is sent as an emissary now’”.

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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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Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Parityakta in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Parityakta (परित्यक्त) refers to “having abandoned” (Vedic rites), according to the Amanaska Yoga treatise dealing with meditation, absorption, yogic powers and liberation.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Vāmadeva: “[...] [Those] unlearned, religious deviants who have abandoned (parityakta) their Vedic rites in vain, think [themselves] to be learned. They know nothing. The Yogin does not abandon rites. For, [in the no-mind state] he is abandoned by rites, simply because of the cessation of volition, [which] is the root cause of [all] rites. [...]”.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parityakta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parityakta (परित्यक्त).—p S Abandoned, quitted, utterly left.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

parityakta (परित्यक्त).—p Abandoned, quitted.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parityakta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parityakta (परित्यक्त).—p. p.

1) Left, quitted, abandoned.

2) Deprived or bereft of (with instr.).

3) Let go, discharged (as an arrow).

4) Wanting.

-ktam n. Anything to spare. -ind. Without.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Parityakta (परित्यक्त).—ppp. (Pali pariccatta; compare [Boehtlingk and Roth] s.v. tyaj with pari, 5; cited only Gr.), (food that is) left over: yadi (or, sacet) te (bhagini) °ktam ākīryatām (or, dīyatām) asmin pātre Divyāvadāna 67.12; 82.19; 88.22 (in a modest request).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parityakta (परित्यक्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Void or deprived of, left, quitted, abandoned. 2. Let go, let fly, (as an arrow). 3. Bereft of, (with an instrumental.) E. pari, and tyakta left.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parityakta (परित्यक्त).—[adjective] left by, deprived of, wanting ([instrumental] or —°).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Parityakta (परित्यक्त):—[=pari-tyakta] [from pari-tyaj] mfn. left, quitted etc.

2) [v.s. ...] let go, let fly (as an arrow), [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] deprived of, wanting ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] n. anything to spare, [Divyāvadāna]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parityakta (परित्यक्त):—[pari-tyakta] (ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) p. Left; let go.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Parityakta (परित्यक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pariccatta.

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parityakta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Parityakta (परित्यक्त) [Also spelled parityakt]:—(a) abandoned; given up; forsaken, renounced sacrificed; ~[tyaktā] (an) abandoned (woman); ~[tyaktī] abandonee.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parityakta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parityakta (ಪರಿತ್ಯಕ್ತ):—[adjective] given up; renounced; abandoned.

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Parityakta (ಪರಿತ್ಯಕ್ತ):—

1) [noun] he who is abandoned or left ( in danger); a helpless, shelterless man.

2) [noun] a man who has renounced desires, attachments, etc.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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