Tapi, Tāpī: 16 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
Tāpī (तापी).—Name of a river originating from Vindhya, a holy mountain (kulaparvata) in Bhārata, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 85. There are settlements (janapada) where Āryas and Mlecchas dwell who drink water from these rivers.
Bhārata is a region south of Hemādri, once ruled over by Bharata (son of Ṛṣabha), whose ancestral lineage can be traced back to Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.
The Varāhapurāṇa is categorised as a Mahāpurāṇa, and was originally composed of 24,000 metrical verses, possibly originating from before the 10th century. It is composed of two parts and Sūta is the main narrator.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 19. 18; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 32; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 27.
- 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 102; Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 79. 20.
1b) A R. rises from the Ṛkṣa hill.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 3. 11.
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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Kathā
Tāpī (तापी) is the name of a river, mentioned as flowing ten yojanas away from Nandāvaṭa of the Ābhīra country, according to the Udayasundarīkathā. It is here that a gardener named Vasantaśīla chased the parrot Citraśikha whom he heard reciting a stanza after flying out of a Buddhist temple.
The Udayasundarīkathā is a Sanskrit epic tale written by Soḍḍhala in the early 11th century, revolving around the Nāga princess Udayasundarī and Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna).Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha
Tāpī (तापी).—One of the four rivers if India mentioned by Soḍḍhala.—The river Tāpī has its source from the Vindhyapādas i.e. Sātpurā range and falls into the Arabian Sea near Surat. It is said to be the daughter of the sun, (Bhānumataḥ sutā,) still the water of the river consists of the coolness of the moon. It is, at a distance of ten yojanas from NandāvaṭapuraSource: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
Tāpī (तापी) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—Tāpī or Tāpatī is a river, which is rises from the Vindhyas and falls into the Arabian Sea near Surat.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Tāpi (तापि) is an important river whose water (jala) qualities are described in the Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Different types of water (jala) and their properties are mentioned here [viz., in jala-prakaraṇa]. The text explains the qualities of the water of certain important rivers like [viz., Tāpi].
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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Tāpī (तापी) is the name of a River, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 16) (“On the planets—graha-bhaktiyoga”), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “[...] Mars also presides over Nāsika Bhogavardhana, Virāṭa, the countries bordering on the Vindhya mountains and over the people living on the banks of the Tāpī and the Gomatī. [...]”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
India history and geographySource: Wisdom Library: India History
Tāpī (तापी) is the name of a river mentioned in two similair inscriptions sponsored by Uṣavadāta, the son-in-law of Nahapāna. According to the inscription, Uṣavadāta established free crossings at rivers such as Tāpī. He also established public watering-stations on both banks of these rivers. The first inscription is found at Karle (ancient Valūraka) and the other on the wall of a rock-cut cave at Nasik.
The Kṣaharātas called themselves kṣatrapas (originally referring to military governors of the Achaemenid empire) and established a small kingdom in modern Gujarat. In the middle of the first century, a ruler named Kṣaharāta Kṣatrapa Nahapāna obtained several Sātavāhana establishments which were later recaptured by Gautamīputra Śrī Sātakarṇi.Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions
Tāpī (तापी) is the name of a river found in India.—It is known as Tāptī now-a-days, near Surat in Gujarat.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
tapi : (aor. of tapati) shined.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tapī (तपी).—a (tapa) That is engaged wholly in the exercises of devotion and mortification.
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tāpī (तापी).—f The river Tapi at Surat.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
tapī (तपी).—a That is engaged wholly in tapa.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Name of the river Tāptī, which joins the sea near Surat.
2) The river Yamunā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tāpī (तापी):—[from tāpa] a f. the Taptī river (‘also the Yamunā river’ [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]), [Harivaṃśa ii, 109, 30; Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 19, 18; x, 79, 20]
2) [from tāpa] b f. of pa q.v.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Tāpī (तापी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tāvī.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Tapi (ತಪಿ):—[noun] the sun.
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1) [adjective] suffering from (excessive) heat.
2) [adjective] suffering from bodily fever or mental distress.
3) [adjective] heating; making worm or hot.
4) [adjective] causing trouble; distressing.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+28): Tapiasin, Tapiccha, Tapichcha, Tapichchha, Tapichha, Tapihritsa, Tapija, Tapika, Tapikhanda, Tapila, Tapileialo, Tapilikai, Tapimahatmya, Tapin, Tapin batu, Tapina, Tapinanthus bangwensis, Tapinanthus ophiodes, Tapincam, Tapincha.
Ends with (+8): Abhitapi, Amritapi, Anottapi, Anutapi, Apratapi, Atapi, Batapi, Bhulatapi, Himdutapi, Janamtapi, Ketapi, Kutapi, Latapi, Mantapi, Mulatapi, Ottapi, Pratapin, Punyapratapi, Raitapi, Saba yutapi.
Full-text (+26): Tapija, Kalabhairava, Tapitata, Tapya, Tapisamudbhava, Tapyutthasamjnaka, Tapitatadesha, Naara, Lukai, Gertimang, Kulit serbah, Galai, Tongkat bumi, Kenarak, Tapis patra, Chi-no-koh, Bu ngaa lam chiak, Tapimahatmya, Sutoya, Tavi.
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Rivers in Ancient India (study) (by Archana Sarma)
10. Various other rivers in the Purāṇas < [Chapter 5 - Rivers in the Purāṇic Literature]
11. Descriptions of the rivers in the Jambudvīpa < [Chapter 5 - Rivers in the Purāṇic Literature]
3c. The sacred aspect of the river Sarasvatī < [Chapter 5 - Rivers in the Purāṇic Literature]
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 1 - Characteristics of Pyrite (makshika) < [Chapter II - Uparasa (2): Makshika (pyrites)]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Mandukya Upanishad (Gaudapa Karika and Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Nikhilananda)
Mandukya Karika, verse 4.99 < [Chapter IV - Alatashanti Prakarana (Quenching the firebrand)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)