Shailata, Śailāṭa, Shaila-ata: 8 definitions
Shailata 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.
The Sanskrit term Śailāṭa can be transliterated into English as Sailata or Shailata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study
Śailāṭa (शैलाट) (lit. “one who is living in a mountain”) is a synonym (another name) for the Lion (Siṃha), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a mountaineer, a barbarian.
2) an attendant on an idol.
3) a lion.
4) a crystal.
Derivable forms: śailāṭaḥ (शैलाटः).
Śailāṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaila and aṭa (अट).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṭaḥ) 1. A lion. 2. A mountaineer, a savage, a barbarian. 3. An attendant on an idol. 4. Crystal. E. śaila a mountain, and aṭ to go, aff. ac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śailāṭa (शैलाट).—i. e. śaila-aṭ + a, m. 1. A mountaineer, a barbarian. 2. A lion. 3. Crystal. 4. An idol.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śailatā (शैलता):—[=śaila-tā] [from śaila] f. ([Śārṅgadhara-paddhati]) the condition of a m°.
2) Śailāṭa (शैलाट):—[from śaila] m. a mountaineer, wild hill tribesman, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) [v.s. ...] a lion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] a Kirāta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] = devalaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] crystal, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śailāṭa (शैलाट):—[śailā+ṭa] (ṭaḥ) 1. m. A lion; a mountaineer, barbarian; an attendant on an idol; crystal.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man living in a hilly region.
2) [noun] a lion.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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