Vyatipata, Vyatīpāta, Vyatipāta, Vyati-pata: 14 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vyatipata in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात).—(of full moon) when the sun and moon look at each other; when they stand equally at one point it is Vyatīpāta day; it is reckoned to be Vaṣaṭkriyākāla;1 a yugādi fit for śrāddha;2 inauspicious for building houses.3

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 28. 40-44; Vāyu-purāṇa 56. 37-8.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 17. 3; 82. 25.
  • 3) Ib. 83. 7; 141. 35; 253. 7.
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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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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Vyatipata in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Vyatipāta (व्यतिपात).—An astronomical phenomenon when the sum of the (true) longitudes of the Sun and the Moon amounts to half a circle (i.e.., 180° or 6 signs). Note: Vyati-pāta is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Source: Indian National Science Academy: Annual Report 2015-16 (astronomy)

Vyātipāta (व्यातिपात) happens when “the moon and the sun are opposite sides of either solstice and their minutes of declination are the same”, as explained in the pre-7th century Somasiddhānta (chapter 9): an important astronomical treatise containing ten chapters (three hundred thirty five verses) described by Candra to sage Saunaka.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vyatīpāta.—(IA 19), used in relation to eclipses. Note: vyatīpāta 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

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

vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात).—m (S) The seventeenth of the astrological yōga. 2 A portent, a prodigy indicating calamity. 3 Applied figuratively to a naughty, troublesome, and mischievous child. pōra vyatīpātāvara jhālā A phrase used revilingly of a mischievous or vexatious boy. (Because on this Yog no Shubhakarya is celebrated or performed.)

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात).—m The 17th of the astrological yōga. A portent. App. fig. to a mischiev- ous child.

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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»] — Vyatipata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyatipāta (व्यतिपात).—= व्यतीपातः (vyatīpātaḥ) q. v.

Derivable forms: vyatipātaḥ (व्यतिपातः).

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Vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात).—

1) Total departure, complete deviation.

2) Any great portentous calamity, or a portent foreboding a great calamity.

3) Disrespect, contempt.

4) The seventeenth of the astronomical Yogas.

5) The day of full-moon (when it falls on a Monday.)

6) A malignant or evil aspect of the sun and moon (considered to be inauspicious for the performance of any action).

Derivable forms: vyatīpātaḥ (व्यतीपातः).

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

Vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात).—m.

(-taḥ) 1. Great and portentous calamity, or a portent, indicating or occasioning it and therefore identified with it, as a comet, an earthquake, &c. 2. Disrespect, contempt. 3. The seventeenth of the astrological Yogas. 4. Day of new-moon when it falls on a Sunday, and the moon is in certain mansions, Shravana, &c. E. vi and ati before pat to fall, &c., aff. ghañ .

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

Vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात).—i. e. vi-ati-pat + a, m. 1. Disrespect. 2. A portent indicating calamity. 3. Great calamity. 4. Day of new moon, falling on a Sunday, and the moon being in certain mansions. 5. The seventeenth of the astrological [Yogasūtrāṇi, (ed. Allahabed, 1852-53.)]

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

1) Vyatipāta (व्यतिपात):—[=vy-ati-pāta] m. (√pat) Name of a [particular] astronomical Yoga (when sun and moon are in the opposite Ayana and have the same declination, the sum of their longitudes being = 180 degrees), [Varāha-mihira; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi etc.] (cf. vy-atī-pāsa)

2) Vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात):—[=vy-atī-pāta] m. = vy-ati-pāta, [Āryabhaṭa] (here also = vaidhṛta), [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

3) [v.s. ...] a great calamity or any portent indicating it, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] disrespect, contempt, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] the day of new moon (when it falls on Ravi-vāra or Sunday, and when the moon is in certain Nakṣatras), [ib.]

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

Vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात):—[vyatī-pāta] (taḥ) 1. m. portentous calamity or omen; contempt; 17th astrological Yoga; new moon falling on Sunday.

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

Vyatīpāta (व्यतीपात) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vaivāya.

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

Vyatipāta (ವ್ಯತಿಪಾತ):—[noun] = ವ್ಯತೀಪಾತ [vyatipata].

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Vyatīpāta (ವ್ಯತೀಪಾತ):—

1) [noun] the act of abandoning completely and forever.

2) [noun] a great calamity.

3) [noun] any portent indicating it.

4) [noun] (astrol.) the day of new moon falling on a Sunday and when the moon is associated with certain stars or asterisms.

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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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