Vatamsa, Vataṃsa: 10 definitions

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Vatamsa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

One of the three palaces of Sumana Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.v.22.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vataṃsa (वतंस).—See अवतंस (avataṃsa); कपोलविलोलवतंसम् (kapolavilolavataṃsam) Gīt.2.

Derivable forms: vataṃsaḥ (वतंसः).

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

Vataṃsa (वतंस).—m.

(-saḥ) 1. An ear-ring. 2. A crest. E. ava before, tasi to adorn, and ac aff., the initial rejected; also avataṃsa .

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

Vataṃsa (वतंस).—i. e. ava-taṃs + a, m. 1. An ear-ring. 2. A crest.

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

Vataṃsa (वतंस).—[masculine] garland, ring (cf. avataṃsa).

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

Vataṃsa (वतंस):—[=va-taṃsa] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) = ava-taṃsa, a garland, ring-shaped ornament, crest (also saka), [Kāvya literature; Chandomañjarī]

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

Vataṃsa (वतंस):—(saḥ) 1. m. An ear-ring; a crest.

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

Vataṃsa (वतंस) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vaḍiṃsa, Vaḍeṃsa, Vaḍeṃsā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vatamsa 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

Vataṃsa (ವತಂಸ):—[noun] an ornament.

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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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