Pujaniya, Pūjanīya: 14 definitions


Pujaniya means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Pujniy.

Images (photo gallery)

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Pūjanīya (पूजनीय) refers to “(that which) should be worshipped” (by Siddhas), according to the Kularatnoddyota verse 2.29-33.—Accordingly, “[...] Such (also) is this Krama lineage that has come down through the sequence of the series (of teachers). O mistress of Kula, it is worshipped by the troupes of Siddhas and by the Yoginīs. This is the reality of my life, O dear one, it is my wealth. I am myself its creator and I am (its) worshipper. This, O goddess, mistress of Kula, is the ultimate Paścima Śrīkrama. Hard to acquire, it is worshipped with this along with the associated sequences (of mantras). It should be worshipped (pūjanīya), O fair one, by Siddhas with unlimited energy”.

Shaktism book cover
context information

Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Shaktism from relevant books on Exotic India

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Pujaniya in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Pūjanīya (पूजनीय) refers to “having become venerable/adorable (to every one)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.32 (“The seven celestial sages arrive”).—Accordingly, as the Seven Sages said to Śiva: “We have become blessed and contented in every respect. We have become venerable (pūjanīya) to every one, especially adorable. He who is worthy of being respected by Brahmā and Viṣṇu, he who secures everything accomplished is sending us, his emissaries on an errand that is conducive to the happiness of all the worlds. He is the master of the worlds and their father. She is considered the mother. Let this proper alliance increase for ever like the moon”.

Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: MDPI Books: The Ocean of Heroes

Pūjanīyā (पूजनीया) refers to “(that which should be) venerated”, according to the 10th-century Ḍākārṇava-tantra: one of the last Tibetan Tantric scriptures belonging to the Buddhist Saṃvara tradition consisting of 51 chapters.—Accordingly, [while describing the Merit Circle (guṇacakra)]: “On this [Merit Circle], he should recognize the kṣetra (“field,” a class of holy sites). [The circle] comprises all classes of birth in the Desire Realm. They said [that the circle represents] the second continent. [It is] itself of the nature of [united] wisdom and means. [The circle is] also the Luminous Level. [It is] itself to be venerated (pūjanīyā) as a teacher. [...]”.

Tibetan Buddhism book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Tibetan Buddhism from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pujaniya in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pūjanīya : (adj.) entitled to homage; venerable.

Pali book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pūjanīya (पूजनीय).—a (S) pūjārha a (S) Fit for or deserving of worship, adoration, homage, reverence, or obeisance.

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

pūjanīya (पूजनीय).—a pūjārha Deserving of worship, adorable.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pūjanīya (पूजनीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) To be worshiped or revered. E. pūj, and anīyar aff.

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

Pūjanīya (पूजनीय).—[adjective] to be honoured, honourable.

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

1) Pūjanīya (पूजनीय):—[from pūjaka > pūj] mfn. to be revered or worshipped, venerable, honourable, ([Comparative degree] -tara; [superlative degree] -tama), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) Pūjanīyā (पूजनीया):—[from pūjanīya > pūjaka > pūj] f. Name of a female bird (a friend of king Brahma-datta), [Harivaṃśa]

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

Pūjanīya (पूजनीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] That should be worshipped, or revered.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pujaniya in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

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

Pūjanīya (पूजनीय) [Also spelled pujniy]:—(a) worthy of worship, venerable, adorable.

context information


Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pujaniya in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Pūjanīya (पूजनीय):—n. 1. to be worshiped or honored; 2. venerable; reverent;

context information

Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

Discover the meaning of pujaniya in the context of Nepali from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Let's grow together!

I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased sources, definitions and images. Your donation direclty influences the quality and quantity of knowledge, wisdom and spiritual insight the world is exposed to.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: