Varata, Vārāṭa, Varaṭa, Varāṭa, Vāraṭa: 10 definitions

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Varata 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

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Vārāṭa (वाराट) refers to a type of temple (prāsāda) classified, according to Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 57. The temple is mentioned as one of the twenty temples being a favorite of Viṣṇu. The Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra is an 11th-century encyclopedia dealing with various topics from the Vāstuśāstra.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Kavya (poetry)

Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Varaṭā (वरटा) refers to the “female form of a swan”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 1.135.—(“navaprasūtirvaraṭā tapasvinī”). The word [varaṭā] is used in Kāśīkhaṇḍa 3.68 (Pūrvārdha).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

varatā (वरता).—prep decl varatī, varatīṃ, varatēṃ prep & ad indecl (upari S or from vara) On or upon. 2 Over, above, at or towards the upper side or part of. Used freely as in English. 3 Beyond, farther onward than; or to a greater degree or in a greater quantity than. 4 ad decl Up, aloft, in the higher country, on a higher place, in the air, towards the zenith. 5 In a superior rank, station &c. 6 Up, as in English; i. e. (along the coast) towards the north: or (from the coast) towards the interior. 7 (Amongst the vulgar to the south of the river Goda.) Towards the west. varatā or varatī yēṇēṃ To rear--a horse &c.

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varāta (वरात).—f ē (vrāta S) The company composing the homeward procession of the bride and bridegroom from the place of the wedding. Pr. varātē- māghēṃ ghōḍēṃ vyāhyāmāghēṃ piḍhēṃ Used when things are obtained after the occasion for them has passed away.

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varāta (वरात).—f ( P) An assignment or order upon the revenues or a treasury. Pr. vāṛyāvara varāta āṇi daryāvara havālā.

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varāta (वरात).—f (varatrā S) A cord, leathern strip, iron bar &c. by which a swinging seat or cradle is suspended. 2 A cable or any stout rope.

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

varatā (वरता) [-tī-tēṃ, -ती-तें].—prep Upon or on; over; beyond.

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varāta (वरात).—f The company composing the homeward procession of the bride and bridegroom from the place of the wedding.

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varāta (वरात).—f An assignment or order upon the revenues or a treasury. Pr. vāṛyāvara varāta āṇi daryāvara havālā.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varaṭa (वरट).—[vṛ-aṭan Uṇ.4.86]

1) Gander.

2) A kind of grain.

3) A kind of wasp.

-ṭā, -ṭī 1 A goose; नवप्र- सूतिर्वरटा तपस्विनी (navapra- sūtirvaraṭā tapasvinī) N.1.135; कण्डूयमाना वरटा स्वचञ्चुपुटकोटिभिः । हंसं कामयमानं तु वारयेत् पक्षधूननैः (kaṇḍūyamānā varaṭā svacañcupuṭakoṭibhiḥ | haṃsaṃ kāmayamānaṃ tu vārayet pakṣadhūnanaiḥ) || Kāśikhaṇḍa.3.68.

2) A wasp or a variety of it; भो वयस्य, एते खलु दास्याः पुत्रा अर्थ- कल्यवर्ता वरटाभीता इव गोपालदारका अरण्ये यत्र यत्र न खाद्यन्ते तत्र तत्र गच्छन्ति (bho vayasya, ete khalu dāsyāḥ putrā artha- kalyavartā varaṭābhītā iva gopāladārakā araṇye yatra yatra na khādyante tatra tatra gacchanti) Mk.1.

-ṭam A jasmine flower (kundapuṣpa).

Derivable forms: varaṭaḥ (वरटः).

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Varāṭa (वराट).—[varamalpaṃ aṭati aṭ-aṇ Tv.]

1) A cowrie.

2) A rope, cord.

3) The seed vessel; वराटकिञ्जल्कनिभोष्ठदन्तः (varāṭakiñjalkanibhoṣṭhadantaḥ) Rām. ch.1.7.

Derivable forms: varāṭaḥ (वराटः).

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Vāraṭa (वारट).—

1) A field.

2) A number of fields.

-ṭā A goose.

Derivable forms: vāraṭam (वारटम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Varaṭa (वरट).—(m.? Sanskrit Lex. °ṭa, °ṭā, a kind of wasp; Deśī varaḍā), a noxious insect (wasp?): Mahā-Māyūrī 252.2.

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

Varaṭa (वरट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) 1. A gander. 2. A man of a barbarous or foreign race. n.

(-ṭaṃ) Many flowered jasmine. f. (-ṭā-ṭī) 1. A goose. 2. A wasp, &c. E. vṛ to choose, aff., aṭan; fem. aff. ṭāp or ṅīṣ .

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Varāṭa (वराट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) 1. A cord, a rope. 2. A Cowri: see the next.

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Vāraṭa (वारट).—n.

(-ṭaṃ) 1. A field. 2. A number of fields. f.

(-ṭā) A goose; also varaṭā. E. vār water, aṭ to go, aff. ac; or vṛ-aṭac .

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

Varaṭa (वरट).—I. m. A wasp. Ii. f. ṭā, ṭī, and varalā varalā. 1. A goose. 2. A wasp.

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Varāṭa (वराट).—m. 1. (akin to varatrā, probably a dialect. form of it), A cord. 2. The small shell, called (kaparda) cowrie, and used as a coin, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 88.

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Vāraṭā (वारटा).—i. e. varaṭa + a, f. A goose.

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

Varaṭa (वरट).—[masculine] a kind of grain; [feminine] ā *& ī a kind of wasp.

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Varāṭa (वराट).—[masculine] a cowry (used as a coin).

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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. 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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