Vidheya: 7 definitions

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Vidheya 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

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: archive.org: Illustrations of Indian Music and Dance in Western Indian Style

Vidheya (विधेय) refers to one of the forty-seven tānas (tone) used in Indian music.—The illustration of Vidheya (as a deity) according to 15th-century Indian art is as follows.—The colour of his body is yellow. His face is similar to the face of an elephant. A viṇā is in his right hand and the left hand is in Pravacana-Mudrā.

The illustrations (of, for example Vidheya) are found scattered throughout ancient Jain manuscripts from Gujarat. The descriptions of these illustrations of this citrāvalī are based on the ślokas of Vācanācārya Gaṇi Sudhākalaśa’s Saṅgītopaniṣatsāroddhāra (14th century) and Śārṅgadeva’s Saṅgītaratnākara (13th century).

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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Vidheya (विधेय).—Predicate as constrasted with उद्देश्य (uddeśya); cf.समथीधिकारस्य विधेयसामाना-धिकरण्यान्नियमोनर्थकः (samathīdhikārasya vidheyasāmānā-dhikaraṇyānniyamonarthakaḥ) M.Bh. on P.II.1. 1 Vart. 17;

2) Vidheya.—That which should be prescribed as contrasted with प्रतिषेध्यः (pratiṣedhyaḥ) cf. तिङ् च कश्चिद्विधेयः कश्चित् प्रतिषेध्यः (tiṅ ca kaścidvidheyaḥ kaścit pratiṣedhyaḥ) M.Bh. on P.I. 2.64 Vart.9.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vidhēya (विधेय).—a S That is to be observed, performed, or done in conformity with appointment or institution.

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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

Vidheya (विधेय).—pot. p.

1) To be done or performed.

2) To be enjoyed or prescribed.

3) (a) Dependent on, at the disposal of; अथ विधिविधेयः परिचयः (atha vidhividheyaḥ paricayaḥ) Māl.2.13. (b) Subject to, influenced or controlled by, subdued or overpowered by (usually in comp.); निद्राविधेयं नरदेव- सैन्यम् (nidrāvidheyaṃ naradeva- sainyam) R.7.62; संभाव्यमानस्नेहरसेनाभिसंधिना विधेयीकृतोऽपि (saṃbhāvyamānasneharasenābhisaṃdhinā vidheyīkṛto'pi) Māl.1; आत्मवश्यैर्विधेयात्मा प्रसादमधिगच्छति (ātmavaśyairvidheyātmā prasādamadhigacchati) Bg.2.64; भ्रातुः सौहार्देन विधेयीकृतोऽस्मि (bhrātuḥ sauhārdena vidheyīkṛto'smi) Mv.7; Mu.3.1; Śi.3.2; R.19.4; आज्ञाविधेया वयम् (ājñāvidheyā vayam) Pañch.1.57; विभीषणविधेयाः खलु राक्षसाः (vibhīṣaṇavidheyāḥ khalu rākṣasāḥ) Pratimā 7.

4) Obedient, tractable, compliant, submissive; अविधेयेन्द्रियः पुंसां गौरिवैति विधेयताम् (avidheyendriyaḥ puṃsāṃ gaurivaiti vidheyatām) Ki. 11.33.

5) To be predicated (in gram. &c.); अत्र मिथ्या- महिमत्वं नानुवाद्यं अपि तु विधेयम् (atra mithyā- mahimatvaṃ nānuvādyaṃ api tu vidheyam) K. P.7.

6) A functionary, one who is in charge of anything; त्वं तस्य भव वश्यश्च विधेयश्च सदानघ (tvaṃ tasya bhava vaśyaśca vidheyaśca sadānagha) Rā.2.3.9.

-yam 1 What ought to be done, a duty; विधीयतां तत्र विधेयमुत्तरम् (vidhīyatāṃ tatra vidheyamuttaram) Ki.1.25;16.62.

2) The predicate of a proposition.

-yaḥ A servant, dependant.

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

Vidheya (विधेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) 1. Compliant, tractable, governable. 2. To be done, what is or ought to be practised. 3. Proper to be enjoined as a rule or law. 4. To be predicated. m.

(-yaḥ) A servant. n. (-ya) The predicate of a sentence. E. vi before, dhā to have, yat aff.

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

Vidheya (विधेय).—[adjective] to be granted, procured, used, employed; to be (being) ordered or enjoined; to be established or stated; to be performed or done, shown or manifested; subject or obedient to, dependent on ([genetive] or —°). [neuter] what is to be done, incumbency, duty.

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

1) Vidheya (विधेय):—[=vi-dheya] [from vi-dhā] a mfn. to be bestowed or procured, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] to be used or employed (a-vidh), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] to be (or being) enjoined (as a rule), [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] to be stated or settled or established, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

5) [v.s. ...] to be performed or practised or done, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] to be drawn (as a line), [Golādhyāya]

7) [v.s. ...] to be kindled (as fire), [Mahābhārata]

8) [v.s. ...] to be exhibited or displayed or shown or betrayed, [Kāvya literature; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Hitopadeśa]

9) [v.s. ...] docile, compliant, submissive, liable to be ruled or governed or influenced by, subject or obedient to ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

10) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) subdued or overcome by, [Raghuvaṃśa; Prabodha-candrodaya; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

11) [v.s. ...] n. what is to be done, duty, necessity, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

12) [=vi-dheya] b etc. See p. 968, col. 2.

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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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