Yauvarajya, Yauvarājya: 10 definitions

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Yauvarajya means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Yauvarajya in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Yauvarājya (यौवराज्य) refers to the “quality of the crown prince” and represents one of the ten Bodhisattva grounds (bodhisattabhūmi), according to the Mahāvastu referring to a Daśabhūmikasūtra, as mentioned in the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 52.

Yauvarājya also represents one of the ten Bodhisattva vyavasthānas, according to the Avataṃsaka in the chapter on the bodhisattva-daśavyavasthāna. Yauvarājya-vyavasthāna is also known as fa wang rseu. The Sanskrit names of these ten abodes are given by the Gaṇḍhavyūha.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

yauvarājya (यौवराज्य).—n S The office or duty of yuvarāja the heir apparent to a throne.

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

Yauvarājya (यौवराज्य).—The rank or rights of an heir-apparent; यौवराज्येऽभिषिक्तः (yauvarājye'bhiṣiktaḥ) 'crowned heir-apparent'; निश्चित्य सचिवैः सार्धं यौवराज्यममन्यत (niścitya sacivaiḥ sārdhaṃ yauvarājyamamanyata) Rām.2.1.42.

Derivable forms: yauvarājyam (यौवराज्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Yauvarājya (यौवराज्य).—(-bhūmi), apparently name of the 9th Bhūmi: [Page449-b+ 9] navamī yauvarājyāto (so mss., except one °yatā; read the latter? Senart em. °yato) Mahāvastu i.76.17.

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

Yauvarājya (यौवराज्य).—n.

(-jyaṃ) The office of Yuvaraja.

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

Yauvarājya (यौवराज्य).—i. e. yuvan -rāja + ya, n. The dignity of an heir apparent, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 197, 15; [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 161.

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

Yauvarājya (यौवराज्य).—[neuter] the rank of an heir-apparent, stha [adjective] having this rank.

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

Yauvarājya (यौवराज्य):—[from yauvarājika] n. ([from] yuva-rāja; ifc. f(ā). ) the rank or office or rights of an heir-apparent, the right of succession to a kingdom, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

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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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