Tapaniya, Tapanīya, Tāpanīya: 11 definitions

Introduction

Tapaniya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Tapanīya (तपनीय) is a Sanskrit word for a species of rice (śāli) which is said to have a superior quality, according to Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Ayurvedic work.. The literal translation of the word is “golden”. The plant Tapanīya is part of the Śūkadhānyavarga group of medicinal plants, referring to the “group of awned grains”. Caraka defined such groups (vargas) based on the dietic value of the plant.

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Tāpanīya (तापनीय).—A pupil of Yājñavalkya.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 29.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Tapanīya (तपनीय, “golden”) refers to a color, according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 23. It is also known by the name Kanaka. According to the science of āhāryābhinaya (extraneous representation), there are four main colors (varṇa) from which various derivative and minor colors (upavarṇa) are derived. Colors are used in aṅgaracanā (painting the limbs), which forms a section of nepathya (costumes and make-up).

According to the Nāṭyaśāstra, “Rudra, Arka (the Sun) Druhiṇa (Brahmā) and Skanda are to have the colour of gold (tapanīya)”.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tapanīya : (adj.) causing remorse. (nt.), gold.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

1) Tapanīya, 2 (nt.) also tapaneyya (J. V, 372) & tapañña (J. VI, 218) (orig. grd. of tapati) shining; (n.) the shining, bright metal, i.e. gold (=rattasuvaṇṇa J. V, 372; ThA. 252) Th. 2, 374; Vv 8416; VvA. 12, 37, 340. (Page 297)

2) Tapanīya, 1 (grd. of tapati) burning: fig. inducing selftorture, causing remorse, mortifying A. I, 49=It. 24; A. IV, 97 (Com. tāpajanaka); V, 276; J. IV, 177; Dhs. I305. (Page 297)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tapanīya (तपनीय).—a.

1) To be heated.

2) To be suffered or practised (as a penance).

-yam Gold; especially gold purified with fire; तपनीयाशोकः (tapanīyāśokaḥ) M.3; तपनीयोपानद्युगलमार्यः प्रसादीकरोतु (tapanīyopānadyugalamāryaḥ prasādīkarotu) Mv.4; असंस्पृशन्तौ तपनीयपीठम् (asaṃspṛśantau tapanīyapīṭham) R.18.41; तपनीयोज्ज्वलसङ्गताङ्गदाभ्याम् (tapanīyojjvalasaṅgatāṅgadābhyām) Bu. Ch.5.5. (Also tapanīyakam in this sense.).

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Tāpanīya (तापनीय).—a. Golden.

-yam Gold of the weight of a निष्क (niṣka).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Tāpanīya (तापनीय).—m. or nt., according to Senart solder or some substance melted and used for sealing containers: Mahāvastu iii.163.10, see s.v. tapana (1), and next. But possibly gold (in Sanskrit adj. golden).

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

Tapanīya (तपनीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) 1. To be heated. 2. To be suffered or practised as penance. n.

(-yaṃ) Gold. E. tap to heat, &c. anīyar aff.

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Tāpanīya (तापनीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) Golden, made of gold. E. tapanīya, and aṇ aff. upaniṣadbhede ca . yathā gopālatāpanīyaḥ, nṛsiṃhatāpanīyaḥ .

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

Tāpanīya (तापनीय).—i. e. tapanīya (vb. tap) + a, adj. Golden, Mahābhārata 1, 8188.

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

1) Tapanīya (तपनीय):—[from tap] mfn. to be heated, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] to be suffered (as self-mortification), [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a sort of rice, [Caraka i, 27]

4) [v.s. ...] n. gold purified with fire, [Mahābhārata iv, vi; Rāmāyaṇa vi; Raghuvaṃśa etc.]

5) Tāpanīya (तापनीय):—[from tāpa] mf(ā)n. golden, [Mahābhārata i, vii; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a school of the [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] (to which several Upaniṣads belong), [Caraṇa-vyūha] ([varia lectio] pāyana).

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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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