Sakatavyuha, aka: Sakaṭavyūha, Shakata-vyuha, Shakatavyuha; 5 Definition(s)


Sakatavyuha 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

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Śakaṭavyūha (शकटव्यूह):—The array in which the army is draw up in a narrow and compact order and its rear expanding in extended co lumns like the back of an Indian cart (śakaṭa) is called the Śakaṭavyūha.

Source: Shodhganga: Facts of society in the Manusamhita
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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sakaṭavyūha : (m.) an array of wagons.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Sakaṭa-vyūha “the waggon array, ” a wedge-shaped phalanx J. II, 404; IV, 343; Vism. 384. (Page 659)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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śakaṭavyūha (शकटव्यूह).—m S The car-form arrangement of troops.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Śakaṭavyūha (शकटव्यूह).—a particular form of military array.

Derivable forms: śakaṭavyūhaḥ (शकटव्यूहः).

Śakaṭavyūha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakaṭa and vyūha (व्यूह).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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