Vaitana, Vaitāna: 9 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vaitāna (वैतान).—A portion of Atharva Samhitā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 61; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 53.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaitāna (वैतान).—a. (-nī f.) [वितान-अण् (vitāna-aṇ)] Sacrificial, sacred; वैतानास्त्वां वह्लयः पावयन्तु (vaitānāstvāṃ vahlayaḥ pāvayantu) Ś.4.8.
-nam 1 A sacrificial rite; तस्माद्वैतानकुशलो होता स्याद्वेदपारगः (tasmādvaitānakuśalo hotā syādvedapāragaḥ) Manusmṛti 11.37; Mb 12.165. 22.
2) A sacrificial oblation.
3) A canopy; a number of canopies; Bhāgavata 3.23.19.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Sacrificial, (as fire.) n.
(-naṃ) Oblation with fire. E. vitāna the hole in the hearth in which sacred fire is kept, aṇ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitāna (वैतान).—i. e. vitāna + a, I. adj. 1. Taken from the holy hearth, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 83. 2. Sacrificial, sacred, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 43, 11, Chezy (v. r.). Ii. n. 1. Oblation with fire. 2. The sacred ordinances, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 37.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitāna (वैतान).—[adjective] relating to the three sacred fires, sacrificial.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaitāna (वैतान):—mf(ī)n. ([from] 2. vi-tāna) relating to or performed with the three sacred fires, [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]
2) m. (mc.) = vitāna, a canopy, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] ([according to] to [commentator or commentary] = vitāna-samūha)
3) a [patronymic] [Caraṇa-vyūha] ([varia lectio] vaitāyana)
4) n. a rite performed with the three sacred fires, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra; Manu-smṛti] etc.
5) an oblation with fire, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitāna (वैतान):—[(naḥ-nā-naṃ) a.] Sacrificial. n. Sacrifice by fire.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vaitāna (ವೈತಾನ):—[adjective] of, having the nature of, used in or offering a sacrifice; sacrificial.
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1) [noun] an elaborate religious sacrifice, in which homages, propiations are offered to a god or gods.
2) [noun] an offering made in such a sacrifice.
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)
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