Tapatraya, aka: Tapa-traya, Tāpatraya; 4 Definition(s)
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Tāpatraya (तापत्रय).—Three pains; ādhyātmika (bodily and mental pain), ādhibhautika (natural but incidental pain) and ādhidaivika (superhuman); each is multiplied in thousands.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa VI. 5. 1-9.
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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tāpatraya (तापत्रय).—n (S) The three sorts of affliction incidental to created being, viz. ādhibhautika, ādhi- daivika, ādhyātmika. See trividhatāpa. 2 Applied esp. to the distresses of poverty.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tāpatraya (तापत्रय).—n The three sorts of affiction incidental to a created being.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Tāpatraya (तापत्रय).—the three kinds of miseries which human beings have to suffer in this world i. e. आध्यात्मिक, आधिदैविक (ādhyātmika, ādhidaivika) and आधिभौतिक (ādhibhautika).
Derivable forms: tāpatrayam (तापत्रयम्).
Tāpatraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tāpa and traya (त्रय).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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