Vidyadhana, Vidyādhana, Vidya-dhana: 9 definitions

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Vidyadhana 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vidyā-dhana.—(HRS), explained as land assigned as a re- ward for learning; same as vidyā-bhoga and vidy-ānubhoga. Note: vidyā-dhana 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vidyādhana (विद्याधन).—n (S) Riches or wealth consisting in learning or in scientific attainments. Pr. sarva dhanāṃ pēkṣāṃ vi0 śrēṣṭha.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidyādhana (विद्याधन).—

1) wealth in the form of learning;

2) wealth acquired by learning; विद्याधनं तु यद्यस्य तत्तस्यवै धनं भवेत् (vidyādhanaṃ tu yadyasya tattasyavai dhanaṃ bhavet) Manusmṛti 9.26.

Derivable forms: vidyādhanam (विद्याधनम्).

Vidyādhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vidyā and dhana (धन).

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

Vidyādhana (विद्याधन).—n.

(-naṃ) Property acquired by science, as by instruction, &c. E. vidyā knowledge, and dhana wealth.

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

Vidyādhana (विद्याधन).—n. property acquired by learning, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 206.

Vidyādhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vidyā and dhana (धन).

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

Vidyādhana (विद्याधन).—[neuter] the treasure of knowledge.

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

Vidyādhana (विद्याधन):—[=vidyā-dhana] [from vidyā > vid] n. the treasure of kn°, wealth consisting in learning, [Manu-smṛti ix, 206.]

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

Vidyādhana (विद्याधन):—[vidyā-dhana] (naṃ) 1. n. Property acquired by knowledge.

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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

[«previous next»] — Vidyadhana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vidyādhana (ವಿದ್ಯಾಧನ):—

1) [noun] knowledge, education, considered as wealth.

2) [noun] money earned by one’s scholarship.

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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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