Shrijaya, Śrījaya: 3 definitions

Introduction

Shrijaya 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 Śrījaya can be transliterated into English as Srijaya or Shrijaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Śrījaya (श्रीजय):—The Sanskrit name for a classification of a ‘temple’, according to the Agnipurāṇa, featuring a list of 45 temple types. It is listed under the group named Maṇika, featuring oval-shaped temples. This list represents the classification of temples in North-India.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Sṛjaya (सृजय).—[masculine] a kind of bird.

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

1) Sṛjaya (सृजय):—[from sṛj] m. a kind of bird, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] ([Mahīdhara])

2) Sṛjayā (सृजया):—[from sṛjaya > sṛj] f. = nīla-makṣikā, śukla-sarpa, or nīla-mahiṣa, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] ([Scholiast or Commentator])

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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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