Vatajava, Vata-java, Vātajava: 5 definitions
Vatajava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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
vātajava : (adj.) as swift as the wind.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vātajava refers to: swiftness of the wind J. VI, 274.
Note: vātajava is a Pali compound consisting of the words vāta and java.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Vātajava (वातजव).—name of a son of Māra, unfavorable to the Bodhisattva: Lalitavistara 313.12.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vātajava (वातजव):—[=vāta-java] [from vāta > vā] mfn. fleet as w°, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a demon, [Lalita-vistara]
[Sanskrit to German]
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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