Vaitala, Vaitāla, Vaitālā: 5 definitions
Vaitala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vaitāla (वैताल):—adj. (f. ī) zu den Vetāla in Beziehung stehend, sie betreffend: kṛtyāvaitālādiṣu karmasu [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 69, 37.] vaitālī sundarī ein best. Metrum, = vaitālīya Comm. zu [Ghaṭakarpara 19.]
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 21 - The Incarnation and the story of Maheśa < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Vastu-shastra (2): Town Planning (by D. N. Shukla)
Forts (Durga) in ancient Indian town-planning < [Chapter 2 - Villages, Towns and Forts in General]
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 6(b) - Classification of Vedas in Different Branches < [Book 12 - Twelfth Skandha]