Vanadevata, Vanadevatā, Vana-devata: 8 definitions
Vanadevata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vanadevatā : (f.) a forest deity.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vanadevatā refers to: forest deva S. IV, 302.
Note: vanadevatā is a Pali compound consisting of the words vana and devatā.
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
vanadēvatā (वनदेवता).—f (S) A sylvan deity or wood-god, a faun.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vanadēvatā (वनदेवता).—f A sylvan deity, a faun.
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
Vanadevatā (वनदेवता).—a sylvan deity, a dryad; शुश्राव कुञ्जेषु यशः स्वमुच्चैरुद्गीयमानं वनदेवताभिः (śuśrāva kuñjeṣu yaśaḥ svamuccairudgīyamānaṃ vanadevatābhiḥ) R.2.12;9.52; Ś.4.5; अनुप्रयाता वनदेवताभ्यामदृश्यत स्थावरराजकन्या (anuprayātā vanadevatābhyāmadṛśyata sthāvararājakanyā) Kumārasambhava 3.52;6.39.
Vanadevatā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vana and devatā (देवता).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vanadevatā (वनदेवता).—[feminine] forest goddess, dryad.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vanadevatā (वनदेवता):—[=vana-devatā] [from vana > van] f. a f°-goddess, Dryad, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]
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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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