Vijnapita, Vijñāpita: 8 definitions


Vijnapita 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Vijñāpita (विज्ञापित) refers to “(being) urged by someone (to perform some action)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.24 (“Śiva consents to marry Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as the Gods said to Nandin: “O sage, thus urged by [i.e., vijñāpita] the gods, Viṣṇu and others, Nandin, the favourite Gaṇa of Śiva replied to the gods”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vijnapita in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vijñāpita (विज्ञापित).—a (S) Respectfully declared or intimated, represented--a matter. 2 One to whom a representation or a communication is made; taught, instructed, made acquainted.

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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

[«previous next»] — Vijnapita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vijñāpita (विज्ञापित).—p. p.

1) Respectfully told or communicated.

2) Requested.

3) Informed.

4) Instructed.

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

Vijñāpita (विज्ञापित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Apprised, informed. 2. Instructed. E. vi before, jñā to know, causal v., kta aff.

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

Vijñāpita (विज्ञापित):—[=vi-jñāpita] [from vi-jñāpaka > vi-jñā] mfn. = jñapta, [Raghuvaṃśa; Hitopadeśa]

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

Vijñāpita (विज्ञापित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Made known.

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

Vijñāpita (विज्ञापित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vinnaviya.

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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»] — Vijnapita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vijñāpita (ವಿಜ್ಞಾಪಿತ):—[adjective] that is appealed for; requested for.

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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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