Yajati: 9 definitions


Yajati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Yajati (यजति):—(3. sg. praes. von 1. yaj) m. die mit yaj (nicht huḥ vgl. juhoti) ausgedrückte Handlung [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 1, 2, 4. fgg.] [?4, 3, 1. Scholiast zu 23, 2, 2. morgenländischen Gesellschaft 9, LXI.] juhotiyajatikriyāḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 84.] deśa und sthāna der Stand südlich von der Vedi [Scholiast] zu [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 3, 5, 6. 13. 4, 4, 16.]

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

Yajati (यजति):—m. technischer Ausdruck für diejenigen Opferhandlungen , welche im Ritual mit dem Zeitwort yajati (nicht juhoti) bezeichnet werden [Jaimini's Mimāṃsādarśana 2,3,14.]

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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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