Tyakta: 10 definitions


Tyakta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tyakt.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Tyakta (त्यक्त) refers to “casting off (one’s body)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.1.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] At the proper time Satī who had cast off her body (i.e., satī-tyakti-tanus) and who was worshipped and eulogised by the gods became the daughter of Menā out of sheer joy. On being advised by Nārada, the goddess who was named Pārvatī, performed a severe penance and thereby secured Śiva as her husband”.

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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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Yoga (school of philosophy)

Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Tyakta (त्यक्त) refers to “having (completely) renounced (one’s actions)”, according to the Haṭhapradīpikā of Svātmārāma: an influential 15th-century Sanskrit manual on Hatha-Yoga dealing with techniques to channel one’s vital energy.—Accordingly, “For the Yogin whose awakening of Kuṇḍalinī has occurred and whose actions have been completely renounced (tyakta), the natural [state of Samādhi] arises spontaneously”.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tyakta (त्यक्त).—p S Left, forsaken, abandoned, deserted.

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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

Tyakta (त्यक्त).—p. p. [tyaj karmaṇi-kta]

1) Abandoned, forsaken, left, quitted.

2) Resigned, surrendered.

3) Shunned, avoided; see त्यज् (tyaj).

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

Tyakta (त्यक्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) Left, resigned, abandoned, deserted, &c. E. tyaj to quit, affix kta.

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

Tyakta (त्यक्त):—[from tyaj] mfn. left, abandoned.

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

Tyakta (त्यक्त):—[(ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) a.] Left, abandoned.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tyakta (त्यक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Caia, Catta, Jaḍha.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Tyakta (त्यक्त) [Also spelled tyakt]:—(a) abandoned; renounced; forsaken; sacrificed, abnegated; hence [tyaktā] (fem.) an abandoned (woman).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tyakta (ತ್ಯಕ್ತ):—[adjective] given up; forsaken; abandoned; desolate.

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Tyakta (ತ್ಯಕ್ತ):—[noun] that which is forsaken; an abandoned person, thing, work etc.

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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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