Vihayasa, Vihāyasa: 8 definitions


Vihayasa 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vihayasa in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Vihāyasa (विहायस) refers to the “aerial path”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.5.18 (“The conversation between Nārada and Jalandhara”).—Accordingly, after Nārada spoke to Jalandhara: “After saying this, the world-renowned celestial sage, Nārada, pursuing his attempt to help the gods departed from there by the aerial path (vihāyasa)”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vihayasa in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vihāyasa, (cp. Sk. viha & vihāyasa) the air, sky PvA. 14. Cases adverbially: °yasā through the air Mhvs 12, 10, & °yasaṃ id. J. IV, 47. Cp. vehāyasa & vehāsa. (Page 642)

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vihāyasa (विहायस).—See विहायस् (vihāyas).

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

Vihāyasa (विहायस).—mn.

(-saḥ-saṃ) Heaven, sky, atmosphere. m.

(-saḥ) A bird. E. ac added to the last.

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Vihāyasā (विहायसा).—Ind. Heaven, sky, atmosphere. E. The third case of vihāyas used as an aptote noun.

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

1) Vihāyasa (विहायस):—[=vi-hāyasa] [from vi-hā] mn. heaven, sky, atmosphere, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka; Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a bird, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Vihāyasa (विहायस):—[(saḥ-saṃ)] 1. m. n. Idem.

2) Vihāyasā (विहायसा):—ind. Heaven, sky.

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Vihayasa 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

Vihāyasa (ವಿಹಾಯಸ):—[noun] = ವಿಹಾಯ [vihaya].

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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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