Yadbhavishya, Yadbhaviṣya, Yad-bhavishya: 5 definitions
Yadbhavishya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Yadbhaviṣya can be transliterated into English as Yadbhavisya or Yadbhavishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kavya (poetry)Source: Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
Yadbhaviṣya (यद्भविष्य) is the name of a fish (matsya), according to the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 59. Accordingly, “... of old time there were three fish in a lake near a river, one was called Anāgatavidhātri, a second Pratyutpannamati, and the third Yadbhaviṣya, and they were companions... ”.
The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Yadbhaviṣya, is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the vidyādharas (celestial beings). The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Yadbhaviṣya (यद्भविष्य).—a fatalist (one who says 'what will be will be'); यद्भविष्यो विनष्यति (yadbhaviṣyo vinaṣyati) Pt.1.318.
Derivable forms: yadbhaviṣyaḥ (यद्भविष्यः).
Yadbhaviṣya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yad and bhaviṣya (भविष्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yadbhaviṣya (यद्भविष्य).—m. a proper name, [Pañcatantra] 77, 9.
Yadbhaviṣya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yad and bhaviṣya (भविष्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yadbhaviṣya (यद्भविष्य):—[=yad-bhaviṣya] [from yad] mfn. one who says, ‘what will be will be’, Fatalist (Name of a fish), [Hitopadeśa]
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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