Vandya, Vamdya: 11 definitions

Introduction:

Vandya 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Vandya (वन्द्य) refers to “(one who is worthy of) respect” and is used to describe Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.13 (“Śiva-Pārvatī dialogue”).—Accordingly, as Pārvatī said to Śiva: “[...] O lord, please ponder over who you are and who this subtle Prakṛti is. Without Prakṛti how can the great lord of the phallic form exist? You are worthy of the worship, respect [i.e., vandya] and meditation of all living beings for ever, thanks to Prakṛti. Thinking of this in your heart, please reply”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vandya (वन्द्य).—A name of the varṣa nāḍi or ray of the sun.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 53. 20.
Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of vandya in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vandya (वंद्य).—a (S) (Possible, necessary, or proper) to be worshiped or adored.

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

vandya (वंद्य).—a (Proper) to be worshipped or adored.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of vandya in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vandya (वन्द्य).—a.

1) Adorable, venerable; शिशुत्वं स्त्रैणं वा भवतु ननु वन्द्यासि जगताम् (śiśutvaṃ straiṇaṃ vā bhavatu nanu vandyāsi jagatām) U.4.11.

2) To be respectfully saluted; वन्द्यं युगं चरणयोर्जनकात्मजायाः (vandyaṃ yugaṃ caraṇayorjanakātmajāyāḥ) R.13.78; Ku.6.83; Me.12.

3) Laudable, commendable, praiseworthy.

-dyā 1 A parasitical plant.

2) Yellow pigment.

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

Vandya (वन्द्य).—mfn.

(-ndyaḥ-ndyā-ndyaṃ) To be praised, commendable, laudable. f.

(-ndyā) A parasite plant. E. vadi to praise, yat aff., or yak Unadi aff.

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

Vandya (वन्द्य).—[adjective] = vandanīya.

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

1) Vandya (वन्द्य):—[from vand] mfn. to be praised, praiseworthy, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] to be saluted reverentially, adorable, very venerable, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] to be regarded or respected, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a man, [Catalogue(s)]

5) Vandyā (वन्द्या):—[from vandya > vand] f. a parasitical plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] =-go-rocanā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a Yakṣī, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Vandya (वन्द्य):—[(ndyaḥ-ndyā-ndyaṃ) a.] Commendable. 1. f. A parasite plant.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vandya in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of vandya in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vaṃdya (ವಂದ್ಯ):—[noun] = ವಂದಕ - [vamdaka -]2.

--- OR ---

Vaṃdya (ವಂದ್ಯ):—[adjective] = ವಂದನೀಯ [vamdaniya]1.

--- OR ---

Vaṃdya (ವಂದ್ಯ):—[noun] = ವಂದನೀಯ [vamdaniya]2.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

Discover the meaning of vandya in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: