Niketana: 17 definitions


Niketana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Niketana (निकेतन):—

1) m. Zwiebel [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) n. = niketa, ketana Wohnung, Wohnstätte [Amarakoṣa 2, 2, 4.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 989.] [Halāyudha 2, 136.] vṛkṣamūla adj. [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 6, 26. 11, 128.] rāma [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 100, 23.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 20, 144] (wo wohl niketanam zu lesen ist). [25, 241.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 24, 42. 33, 34. 4, 2, 19. 5, 24, 10.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 49, 51.] [Gītagovinda 11, 23.] kārttikeya Tempel des K. [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 422.] viṣṇoḥ [5, 30.] gandhavahaścaiva malayādriniketanaḥ [Brahmapurāṇa] in [Lassen’s Anthologie 53, 20.] Am Ende eines adj. comp. f. ā [Mahābhārata 9, 2659.] — Vgl. keli, jalayantra, vairocana .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Niketana (निकेतन):——

1) n. (adj. Comp. f. ā) Wohnhaus , Wohnstätte [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra] Wohnstätte eines Gottes , so v.a. Tempel ; Stätte für (Gen.) [Indische studien von Weber 14,388.] —

2) *m. Zwiebel.

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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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