Sarvajit, Sarva-jit: 11 definitions


Sarvajit means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Tamil. 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

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Sarvajit (सर्वजित्) refers to the twenty-first of the sixty-year cycle of Jupiter, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 8), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The first year of the next yuga sacred to Tvaṣṭā is known as Sarvajit. The next year is known as Sarvadhārin. The next three years are—Virodhī, Vikṛta and Khara: in the second of these, mankind will be happy and they will be afflicted with fears in the other years”.

Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas

Sarvajit (सर्वजित्) refers to the twenty-first saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—The native who gets birth in the ‘samvatsara’ of ‘sarvajit’ is honoured by the king, always celebrates very great functions and is pure. He has a huge body. He is a conqueror of the king as well as his enemies.

According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year sarvajit (2007-2008 AD) will be eloquent, possessed of great physical strength, versed in sacred scriptures, virtuous, and conversant with the real nature of things.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sarvajit (सर्वजित्).—a S All-conquering; all-subduing. 2 All-surpassing.

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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

Sarvajit (सर्वजित्).—a.

1) excellent, incomparable.

2) all-conquering, invincible. -m.

1) death.

2) the 21st संवत्सर (saṃvatsara).

Sarvajit is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and jit (जित्).

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

Sarvajit (सर्वजित्) or Sarvvajit.—mfn. (-jit) 1. All-subduing, irresistible. 2. All-surpassing, excellent, incomparable. m. (-jita) The twenty-first year of the cycle. E. sarva all, jit who subdues or surpasses.

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

Sarvajit (सर्वजित्).—[sarva-ji + t], adj. 1. Allsubduing, irresistible. 2. All-surpassing.

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

Sarvajit (सर्वजित्).—[adjective] all-conquering, all-surpassing.

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

1) Sarvajit (सर्वजित्):—[=sarva-jit] [from sarva] mfn. all-conquering, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] conqu° all (three) humours, [Caraka]

3) [v.s. ...] all-surpassing, excellent, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] m. death, [Caraka]

5) [v.s. ...] a [particular] Ekāha, [Pañcaviṃśa-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Vaitāna-sūtra]

6) [v.s. ...] the 21st year of Jupiter’s cycle of 60 years, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Kauṣītaki-upaniṣad]

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

Sarvajit (सर्वजित्):—[sarva-jit] (t) 5. m. The 21st year of the cycle. a. All-subduing, all-surpassing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sarvajit 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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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Sarvajit (ஸர்வஜித்) noun < Sarvajit. The 21st year of the Jupiter cycle. See சர்வசித்து. (பஞ்சாங்கம்) [sarvasithu. (panchangam)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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