Tapati, Tapatī: 18 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Tapatī (तपती):—Daughter of daughter of Sūrya, the sun-god. She and her husband Saṃvaraṇa (son of Ṛkṣa) had a son named Kuru. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.4-5)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Tapatī (तपती).—A daughter of Sūrya. Genealogy. Descending in order from Viṣṇu are Brahmā—Marīci—Kaśyapa—Sūrya—Tapatī. (See full article at Story of Tapatī from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Tapatī (तपती) (Cf. Tapat) refers to “(being) engaged in penance”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.23 (“Attempt of Himavat to dissuade Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “O excellent sage, while Pārvatī was engaged in penance [i.e., tapatī] thus for attaining Śiva, a long time elapsed but Śiva did not appear. Then Himavat came there along with his wife, sons and ministers and spoke to Pārvatī, who had resolved to continue her penance”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Tapatī (तपती).—A daughter of Sūrya and Chāyā. Married Saṃvaraṇa, and became the mother of Kuru; became the river.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 41; IX. 22. 4; VIII. 13. 10; Matsya-purāṇa 11. 9, 39; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 4.

1b) A R. sacred to Pitṛs.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 32.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Tapatī (तपती) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.89.42). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Tapatī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Tapatī (तपती) (probably) refers to the daughter of Chāyā and Bhāskara (sun-god): the son of Aditi and Kaśyapa according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, the Saurapurāṇa 30.27-73 and chapter 31 descibes the vaṃśānucarita in an abridged form. It is stated that Aditi got from Kaśyapa, Bhāskara, the Sun-god. The Sun-god had four wives—Saṃjñā, Rājñī, Prabhā and Chāyā. Saṃjñā gave birth to Manu from the Sun-god in whose race were born the kings. Chāyā gave birth to Sāvarṇi (and possibly a daughter Tapatī). Tapatī gave birth to Sani and Viṣṭi.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tapati : (tap + a) shines; brights.

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

Tapati, (Sk. tapati, *tep, cp. Lat. tepeo to be hot or warm, tepidus=tepid) 1. to shine, to be bright, Dh. 387 (divā tapati ādicco, etc. =virocati DhA. IV, 143); Sn. 348 (jotimanto narā tapeyyuṃ), 687 (suriyaṃ tapantaṃ).—ger. tapanīya: see sep.—pp. tatta1. (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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tāpāṭī (तापाटी).—f C (tāpa or tapa) Sunniness; opp. to shadiness.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tāpāṭī (तापाटी).—f Sunniness.

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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

Tapatī (तपती).—

1) The river Tāptī.

2) Name of a daughter of the sun, married to Samvarṇa and mother of Kuru.

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

Tapatī (तपती).—f. (-tī) 1. A name of Chhaya, wife of the sun. 2. Also of the daughter of the sun, or the personified Tapti river, married to Samvarana of the Kuru family. E. tapa heat or the sun, and ata who accompanies, fem. affix ṅīṣ.

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

Tapatī (तपती).—[feminine] [Name] of a daughter of the Sun & of a river.

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

1) Tapatī (तपती):—[from tapat > tap] f. ‘warming’, Name of a daughter of the Sun by Chāyā (married to Saṃvaraṇa and mother of Kuru), [Mahābhārata i; Bhāgavata-purāṇa vi, viii f.; Vāmana-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] = pantī, [Rasikaramaṇa; Kathārṇava]

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

Tapatī (तपती):—(tī) 3. f. Wife of the sun.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tapati 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tapati (ತಪತಿ):—[noun] name of a river in Maharashtra, in western India, joining Arabian sea.

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Tāpati (ತಾಪತಿ):—[noun] a fine, rather stiff fabric of silk, nylon, acetate, etc., with a sheen; taffeta.

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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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