Rajeya, Rājeya: 6 definitions
Rajeya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Rājeya (राजेय) is another name for Paṭola (Trichosanthes dioica, “pointed gourd”) according to the Bhāvaprakāśa, which is a 16th century medicinal thesaurus authored by Bhāvamiśra. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature. Certain plant parts of Paṭola are eaten as vegetables.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Rājeya (राजेय).—The collective name for the hundred sons of Raji; the latter won over the Asuras and finally established Indra on the throne and retired for penance; his sons deprived Indra of his power when the latter appealed to Bṛhaspati; he increased Indra's strength by rituals and made the Rājeyas adopt the Jīnadharma and hence got outside the pale of the Veda, when Indra easily overcame them and got back his kingdom; beginning of Jīna dharma and hetuvāda.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 24. 35-49.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
(-yaḥ) A kind of cucumber: see paṭola .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājeya (राजेय):—[from rāji] mfn. derived from Raji or Rāji, [Harivaṃśa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Ends with: Aparajeya.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Rajeya, Rājeya; (plurals include: Rajeyas, Rājeyas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 28 - An Account of Raji and His Sons < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 67 - The origin of Dhanvantari < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 12 - The dynasty of Yadu < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]