Sabhajana, Sabhājana: 4 definitions


Sabhajana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Sabhājana, (Dhtp 553: pīti-dassanesu) honouring, salutation Miln. 2. (Page 681)

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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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sabhājana (सभाजन).—m (S) An assembly or a meeting. v jama, miḷa, vasa. 2 A member of an assembly. 3 An honorary reward for service.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sabhājana (सभाजन).—[sabhāj-bhāve lyuṭ]

1) (a) Paying respects to, salutation, honouring, worshipping; स यथोचितं जनसभाजनोचितः (sa yathocitaṃ janasabhājanocitaḥ) Śi.13.14. (b) Welcoming, congratulation; सभाजने मे भुजमूर्ध्वबाहुः (sabhājane me bhujamūrdhvabāhuḥ) R.13.43;14.18.

2) Civility, courtesy, politeness.

3) Service.

Derivable forms: sabhājanam (सभाजनम्).

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

Sabhājana (सभाजन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Courtesy, politeness, civility in receiving or taking leave of a friend. 2. Thanks. 3. Congratulation. E. sabhāj to please or gratify, aff. lyuṭ .

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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. 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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