Vatula, aka: Vātūla, Vātula; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Vatula 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Vātula (वातुल) or Vātulāgama refers to one of the twenty-eight Siddhāntāgama: a classification of the Śaiva division of Śaivāgamas. The Śaivāgamas represent the wisdom that has come down from lord Śiva, received by Pārvatī and accepted by Viṣṇu. The Śaivāgamas are divided into four groups viz. Śaiva, Pāśupata, Soma and Lākula. Śaiva is further divided in to Dakṣiṇa, Vāma and Siddhānta (eg., vātula).

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
Shaivism book cover
context information

Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

Discover the meaning of vatula in the context of Shaivism from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

vātūla (वातूल).—m S A gale; a storm or strong wind.

--- OR ---

vātūla (वातूल).—a S pop. vātūḷa a Producing flatulence. 2 Flatulent--a habit of body.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vātūla (वातूल) [-ḷa, -ळ].—a Producing flatulence; flatulent.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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 vatula in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vātula (वातुल).—a.

1) Affected by wind-disease, gouty.

2) Mad, crazy-headed; मौनान्मूर्खः प्रवचनपटुर्वातुलो जल्पको वा (maunānmūrkhaḥ pravacanapaṭurvātulo jalpako vā) H.2.26.

3) Babbler; see द्वादशपञ्जरिकास्तोत्रम् (dvādaśapañjarikāstotram) 11.

-laḥ A whirl-wind. See वातलः (vātalaḥ).

--- OR ---

Vātūla (वातूल).—a. See वातुल (vātula).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

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.

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

Relevant definitions

Search found 28 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Vatulagama
Vātulāgama (वातुलागम) or simply Vātula refers to one of the twenty-eight Siddhāntāgama: a class...
Vatulatantra
Vātulatantra (वातुलतन्त्र) is the name of an Āgama or Tantra mentioned in the Kakṣapuṭatan...
Vatulottara
Vātulottara (वातुलोत्तर) or Vātulottarāgama refers to one of upāgamas (supplementary scriptures...
Shiva
Śivā (शिवा) is another name for Rudrajaṭā, a medicinal plant identified with Aristolochia indic...
Shakti
Śakti (शक्ति) refers to “inborn intuitive intellectual power” according to Ācārya Rudraṭa.—He i...
Mahakala
Mahākāla (महाकाल) is the name of a mountain situated in Majjhimadesa (Middle Country) of ancien...
Bindu
Bindu (बिन्दु) is the name of a deity who was imparted with the knowledge of the Siddhāgama by ...
Vishva
Viśva (विश्व) or Viśvasaṃhitā is the name of a Vaiṣṇava Āgama scripture, classified as a rājasa...
Sharva
Sārva (सार्व) or Sārvasaṃhitā is the name of a Vaiṣṇava Āgama scripture, classified as a tāmasa...
Nitya
Nitya (नित्य, “eternal”) or Nityaguṇa refers to a classification of the twenty-four guṇas (qual...
Tatpurusha
Tatpuruṣa (तत्पुरुष) refers to one of the five faces of Sadāśiva that revealed the Āgamas (sacr...
Nishkala
Niṣkala (निष्कल).—Śivatattva represents his Niṣkala form. It is identical with him. Śiva is ete...
Shreshtha
Śreṣṭha (श्रेष्ठ) or Śreṣṭhāgama refers to one of upāgamas (supplementary scriptures) of the Vā...
Sadyojata
Sadyojāta (सद्योजात) refers to one of the five faces of Sadāśiva that revealed the Āgamas (sacr...
Shivatattva
Śivatattva (शिवतत्त्व) represents Śiva’s niṣkala form. It is identical with him. Śiva is eterna...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: