Vastavya, Vāstavya: 13 definitions


Vastavya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Vastavya (वस्तव्य) refers to “living” (in a fine place), according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [while describing the construction of residence for initiates]—“[...] The residence for the initiates should be built not too far from water. Initiates should live (vastavya) in a fine, unpolluted place. The residence should have one, two, or three rooms. Or a four-roomed residence should be built, according to funding. A pleasing hiraṇyanābha or sukṣetra may be built”.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vāstavya.—(EI 16), a community of the Kāyasthas. (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIV, p. 172, note 3), rarely also called sāmānya; ‘resident’. Note: vāstavya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vāstavya (वास्तव्य).—n S Stay, residence, abiding: also a place of residence or abiding.

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vāstavya (वास्तव्य).—a S (Possible, purposed, or necessary) to be abided or dwelt at or in; to be fixed as a place of abode.

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

vāstavya (वास्तव्य).—n Residence. A place of resi- dence. a (Possible, purposed &c.) to be abided in.

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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

Vāstavya (वास्तव्य).—a.

1) Dwelling, inhabiting, resident; पुरेऽस्य वास्तव्यकुटुम्बितां ययुः (pure'sya vāstavyakuṭumbitāṃ yayuḥ) Śiśupālavadha 1.66; इहैवास्मि महाराज वास्तव्यो नगरे द्विजः (ihaivāsmi mahārāja vāstavyo nagare dvijaḥ) Ks.

2) Fit to be inhabited, habitable.

-vyaḥ 1 A dweller, resident, an inhabitant; वास्तव्यैराक्रान्ते देशे आगन्तु- र्जनोऽसम्भवादन्ते निविशते (vāstavyairākrānte deśe āgantu- rjano'sambhavādante niviśate) ŚB. on MS.1.5.4; नानादिगन्त- वास्तव्यो महाजनसमाजः (nānādiganta- vāstavyo mahājanasamājaḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.

-vyam 1 A habitable place, house.

2) Habitation, residence (vasati).

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

Vastavya (वस्तव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) To be dwelt in, or inhabited, resided, remained at, &c. E. vas to dwell, tavya aff.

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Vāstavya (वास्तव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) 1. To be abided or dwelt in, to be fixed as a habitation. 2. To be taken care of, (as a dependent.) m.

(-vyaḥ) A kinsman, a dependent. E. vas to dwell, causal form, aff. of the future participle tavyar .

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

Vāstavya (वास्तव्य).—see 1. vas.

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

Vastavya (वस्तव्य).—[adjective] to be spent (time); [neuter] [impersonally] (it is) to be stayed, dwelt, or lived.

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Vāstavya (वास्तव्य).—[adjective] remaining on the spot, left (as worthless); belonging to an abode; [masculine] inhabitant, [Epithet] of Rudra (lord of the remainders of a sacrifice).

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

1) Vastavya (वस्तव्य):—[from vas] mfn. to be stayed or dwelt or lived in or with ([locative case]; n. [impersonal or used impersonally] ‘one should stay’ etc.), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] to be spent or passed (as time), [ib.]

3) Vāstavya (वास्तव्य):—[from vāstava] mfn. left on any spot (as a worthless remainder; also applied to Rudra, to whom the leavings of the sacrifice belong), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] settled, resident, an inhabitant, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

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

1) Vastavya (वस्तव्य):—[(vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a.] Habitable.

2) Vāstavya (वास्तव्य):—[(vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a.] That should be inhabited, or provided for. m. A kinsman, dependant.

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

Vāstavya (वास्तव्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vatthavva.

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Vastavya in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vāstavya (ವಾಸ್ತವ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] residing or living at or in.

2) [adjective] fit to live in; suitable for residence.

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Vāstavya (ವಾಸ್ತವ್ಯ):—[noun] the fact of being a resident of or living in a place for a relatively longer time.

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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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