Svecchaya, Svecchayā: 1 definition
Svecchaya 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Svechchhaya.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svecchayā (स्वेच्छया):—[from svecchā > sva] ind. [according to] to o°’s own wish, at pleasure, of o°’s own free will, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Kathāsaritsāgara; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] etc.
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.1.212 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Verse 2.2.228 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna: Knowledge]
Verse 2.1.210 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)