Traya: 11 definitions
Traya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Traya (त्रय).—Group of three: varṇa loka, etc.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 97. 33.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
traya (त्रय).—n S An aggregate of three, a triad or trio.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
traya (त्रय).—n trayī f An aggregate of three, a trio; used esp. of the three Vedas collectively.
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
Traya (त्रय).—a. (-yī f.) Triple, threefold, treble, divided into three parts, of three kinds; त्रयी वै विद्या ऋचो यजूंपि सामानि (trayī vai vidyā ṛco yajūṃpi sāmāni) Śat. Br.; Ms.1.23.
-yam A triad, a group or collection of three; अदेयमासीत्त्रयमेव भूपतेः शशिप्रभं छत्रमुभे च चामरे (adeyamāsīttrayameva bhūpateḥ śaśiprabhaṃ chatramubhe ca cāmare) R.3.16; लोकत्रयम् (lokatrayam) Bg.11.2,43; Ms.2.76.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Traya (त्रय).—nf. (-yaṃ-yī) 1. The third. 2. (In composition) Tree, as guṇatrayaṃ the three properties. E. tri, ayac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Traya (त्रय).—i. e. tri + a, I, adj., f. yī, Threefold, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 23. Ii. f. yī, 1. The three Vedas, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 125. 2. Triad, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 143 (śata-, Three hundreds). Iii. n. Triad, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Traya (त्रय).—[feminine] ī triple, threefold; [neuter] a triad; [feminine] trayī the same ([especially] the three Vedas); trayī vidyā the threefold knowledge ([ritual or religion]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Traya (त्रय):—mf(ī)n. ([from] tri, [Pāṇini 5-2, 43]) triple, threefold, consisting of 3, of 3 kinds, [Ṛg-veda x, 45, 2; Atharva-veda iv, 11, 2; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc. (yī vidyā), ‘the triple sacred science’, reciting hymns, performing sacrifices, and chanting ([Ṛg-veda], Yv., and Sv.), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc.
2) n. a triad (chiefly ifc.), [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Kaṭha-upaniṣad; Manu-smṛti] etc.
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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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.5.74 < [Part 5 - Permanent Ecstatic Mood (sthāyī-bhāva)]
Verse 2.4.1 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 2.4.193 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 3.9 < [Chapter 3 - Karma-yoga (Yoga through the Path of Action)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2.230 < [Section XXX - Rules to be observed by the Religious Student]
Verse 2.234 < [Section XXX - Rules to be observed by the Religious Student]
Verse 8.416 < [Section XLVIII - Laws relating to Civic Misdemeanours]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - Rāmānuja Literature < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
Part 5 - The Influence of the Āḻvārs on the followers of Rāmānuja < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
Siddhanta Sangraha of Sri Sailacharya (by E. Sowmya Narayanan)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)