Tejin, Teji, Tejī: 8 definitions


Tejin means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhist Teachers, Deities and other Spiritual beings

Tejin (तेजिन्) is another name for Tejasvin—one of the “Seven Dharma kings” (Tibetan: chos rgyal bdun) as well as the “Thirty-two kings of Shambhala”, according to the Tibetan oral recounting and written texts such as the Kalachakra Tantra (kālacakratantra), dealing with the Buddhist conception of the end of the world and time.—The Tibetan mythic land (the kingdom of Shambhala) is a parallel world invisible and inaccessible to common people which is closely related to the teaching about the Wheel of Time (dus 'khor). The seven Dharmarajas [e.g., Dharmaraja Tejin] and twenty-five Kulikas are the traditional rulers of Shambhala, passing on the reign from father to son.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Teji.—(LP), fine. Note: teji is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Tejin, (adj. -n.) (see teja) having light or splendour, shining forth, glorious Sn. 1097 (=Nd2 286 tejena samannāgata). (Page 306)

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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

tējī (तेजी).—f (tēja S) Briskness or smartness (of trade, of demand, of price &c.)

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tējī (तेजी).—m ( P) An Arab horse.

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

tējī (तेजी).—f Briskness or smartness (of trade, &c.). m An Arab house.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Tejī (तेजी):—(nf) sharpness; boom; dearness; keenness; acridity, pungency; quickness, swiftness; smartness; intelligence; -[maṃdī] straddle.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tēji (ತೇಜಿ):—[noun] a large, solid-hoofed, herbivorous quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in a number of varieties, and used for carrying or pulling loads, for riding, and for racing; horse.

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Tēji (ತೇಜಿ):—

1) [noun] the condition or fact of price or prices being high; costliness; dearness.

2) [noun] ತೇಜಿಮಾಡು [tejimadu] tēji māḍu to raise price or prices (usu. abnormally).

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Tejī (तेजी):—adj. 1. speedy; active; 2. brilliant; competent;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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