Sajala, Sajāla: 13 definitions


Sajala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 Sajal.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Sajāla (सजाल) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.65) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sajāla) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Sajāla (सजाल) refers to “hunting by means of snares and nets”, and represents one of the eight subdivisions of Hunting (mṛgayā) which in turn represents one of the eighteen Addictions or Vices (vyasana), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, “That is called hunting by snares (sajāla) in which animals are killed by tricking, and in which men capture fish, conches, otters, and oysters. Infinite are the means resorted to in this sort of hunting. It is used by low people, by the Niṣādas and others. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Sajala, (adj. -n.) (sa3+jala) watery, wet; nt. water.

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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

sajala (सजल).—f ( A Well-disposed, arranged, or adjusted.) An adjustment, arrangement, right disposition. v kara, lāva, basava, & hō, lāga, basa. Also a contrivance, plan, scheme, well-connected or just method. v kāḍha, yōja, raca, pāḍa.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sajala (सजल).—a. Watery, wet, humid.

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

Sajala (सजल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Watery, wet, E. sa with, jala water.

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

Sajala (सजल).—adj. humid, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 23.

Sajala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and jala (जल).

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

Sajala (सजल).—[adjective] containing water, wet.

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Sajāla (सजाल).—[adjective] maned.

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

1) Sajala (सजल):—[=sa-jala] [from sa > sa-cakita] mfn. possessing or containing water, watery, wet, humid, [Rāmāyaṇa; Meghadūta; Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) Sajāla (सजाल):—[=sa-jāla] [from sa > sa-cakita] mfn. having a mane, maned, [Kathāsaritsāgara] ([varia lectio] saṭāla).

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

Sajala (सजल):—[sa-jala] (laḥ-lā-laṃ) a. Watery, wet.

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Sajala in German

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sajala (सजल) [Also spelled sajal]:—(a) full of water; tearful; hydrous, aquous; ~[nayana/netra] having tearful eyes; (on the verge of) weeping, shedding tears.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Sajala (सजल):—adj. 1. full of water; aqueous; 2. (of eyes) full of tears; tearful; 3. Med. & Chem. enhydros;

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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.

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