Patani, Pātanī, Paṭāṇi, Pataṇi: 6 definitions


Patani means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Vajrayogini

Pātanī (पातनी) is the name of a deity to be contemplated upon by a practicioner purifying his correspondences (viśuddhi), according to the 12th-century Abhisamayamañjarī. Pātanī is alternatively known by the name Locanā one of the traditional consorts of the Buddha and a mother of the yogatantra system. The contemplation is prescribed as a preliminary ritual for a yogin wishing to establish, or reestablish the union with a deity.

Pātanī is associated with the element space and the color yellow. She is to be visualised as assuming a kāpālika form, naked with loose hair and holding tantric attributes in their four arms.

Source: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (I)

Pātanī (पातनी) is the name of a deity associated with the Bhūta (element) named Pṛthivī, according to the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra chapter 1.16-22.—Accordingly, this chapter proclaims the purity of the five components (skandha), five elements (bhūta) and five senses (āyatana) as divine beings [viz., Pātanī].

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Pataṇi is the name of a tank that was situated in Utarapura-atana: a sub-district of Upalabijaka, which existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Paṭāṇi, at Vin. IV, 46 (paṭāṇi dinnā hoti) is not clear, it is explained by Bdhgh as “mañcapidhānaṃ (for °pīṭhānaṃ) pādasikhāsu āṇi dinno hoti. ” At DA. I, 77 we find the foll. . “visūkaṃ paṭāni (sic.) —bhūtaṃ dassanan ti visūkadassanaṃ, “ and at DhsA. 393: “paṭāni-gahaṇaṃ gahetvā ekapaden’eva taṃ nissaddaṃ akāsiṃ. ” (Page 391)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paṭaṇī (पटणी).—f C A kind of rice. It comprises many varieties.

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paṭanī (पटनी).—f C A kind of rice. It comprises many varieties.

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pāṭaṇī (पाटणी).—f (Or paṭaṇa or paṭaṇī) A kind of rice.

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pāṭaṇī (पाटणी) [or पाटण, pāṭaṇa].—f (Verbal of pāṭaṇēṃ) Laying a floor of planks. 2 A planked ceiling or floor, a contabulation.

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

paṭaṇī (पटणी).—f A kind of rice.

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paṭanī (पटनी).—f A kind of rice.

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pāṭaṇī (पाटणी) [or pāṭaṇa, or पाटण].—f Laying a floor of planks. A planked ceiling or floor.

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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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