Yuvaraja, Yuvarāja, Yuvan-rajan, Yuvan-raja: 18 definitions
Yuvaraja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Yuvraj.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Yuvarāja (युवराज) refers to the “crown-prince”, who should be represented with an ardhamukuṭa (small crown), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 23. Providing masks is a component of nepathya (costumes and make-up) and is to be done in accordance with the science of āhāryābhinaya (extraneous representation).
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Arthashastra (politics and welfare)Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)
Yuvarāja (युवराज, “heir apparent”).—Next to the king, Yuvarāja or heir apparent was an important officer. Texts on polity state that minister and Yuvarāja are two arms of the king. He seems to have taken active part in the administration.
Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Yuvarāja.—(IE 8-2, CII 3, 4; HD; ASLV), designation of the heir-apparent or crown-prince. See Arthaśāstra, I. 12 (men- tioned among the 18 tīrthas); cf. CII, Vol. II, Part i, p. 40. Cf. Tamil Tuvarāśaṉ (EI 4), also Duvarāja. Cf. Mahāyuvarāja (EI 32), same as Yuvamahārāja (q. v.). APPENDIX I PRIVILEGES ATTACHED TO FREE HOLDINGS Note: yuvarāja is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume XXIX (1951-1952)
Yuvarāja (युवराज) (or Yuvarājadeva) refers to the Kalachuri prince Keyūravarṣa, as mentioned in the Bilhari Chedi inscription.—Accordingly, “[...] there arose a man from whom proceeded the clan of the Chalukyas and in that powerful family was born Avanivarman who had as his father Sadhanvan and grandfather Siṃhavarman. The illustrious Nohalā was born of Avanivarman and she became the beloved of the Kalachuri prince Kēyūravarṣa, i.e., Yuvarājadēva I. Queen Nohalā is stated to have endowed a temple of Śiva with the villages of Vīḍā, Poṇḍī, Khailapāṭaka and others”.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
yuvarāja (युवराज).—m (S) pop. yuvarājā The heir apparent to a throne; or the Prince or other person raised by the reigning king to govern jointly with himself, and appointed to succeed him.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
yuvarāja (युवराज) [-jā, -जा].—m The heir apparent to a throne.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Yuvarāja (युवराज).—an heir-apparent, a prince-royal, crown-prince; (asau) नृपेण चक्रे युवराजशब्दभाक् (nṛpeṇa cakre yuvarājaśabdabhāk) R.3.35.
Derivable forms: yuvarājaḥ (युवराजः).
Yuvarāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yuvan and rāja (राज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jaḥ) 1. A young prince, especially the heir apparent, associated to the throne. 2. One of the Jaina pontiffs. E. yuva young, rājan a prince, ṭac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yuvarāja (युवराज).—m. a young prince, especially the heir apparent, [Pañcatantra] 156, 16. Rājarāja, i. e.
Yuvarāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yuvan and rāja (राज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yuvarāja (युवराज).—[masculine] young king i.e. heir-apparent, crown prince.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Yuvarāja (युवराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa] Compare Prahlādana.
2) Yuvarāja (युवराज):—Tarkakārikāḥ.
3) Yuvarāja (युवराज):—son of Mukunda Dīkṣita: Ṛgvedabhāṣya.
4) Yuvarāja (युवराज):—Rasasadana bhāṇa. Sudhānandalaharī kāvya.
5) Yuvarāja (युवराज):—of Koṭiliṅgapura in Kerala: Tripuradahanacarita. Devadeveśvarāṣṭaka. Muraripustotra. Rasasadana bhāṇa. Rāmacarita. Śrīpādasaptaka. Sādāśivī. Sudhānandalaharī. Hetvābhāsodāharaṇaślokāḥ. See Kāvyamālā 37, 1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yuvarāja (युवराज):—[=yuva-rāja] [from yuva > yuvan] m. ‘young king’, an heir-apparent associated with the reigning sovereign in the government, crown prince, [Rāmāyaṇa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Maitreya (the future Buddha), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] of various authors, [Catalogue(s)]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yuvarāja (युवराज):—[yuva-rāja] (jaḥ) 1. m. A young prince; one of the Jaina pontiffs.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Yuvarāja (युवराज) [Also spelled yuvraj]:—(nm) a prince.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Yuvarāja (ಯುವರಾಜ):—[noun] a prince, nominated as the next king or monarch.
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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