n. (rarely m.; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound'f(ā-).;perhaps fr. 2. pāta-as antarāla-fr. antar-; see) one of the 7 regions under the earth and the abode of the nāga-s or serpents and demons (see;sometimes used as a general N. for the lower regions or hells;in also Name of a town in the serpent-world) etc.
पातालम् [पतत्यस्मिन्नधर्मेण पत्-आलञ्; cf. Uṇ.1.114] 1 The last of the seven regions or worlds under the earth said to be peopled by Nāgas. the seven regions are:-अतल, वितल, सुतल, रसातल, तलातल, महातल and पाताल. -2 The lower regions or world in general; मा मेति व्याहरत्येव तस्मिन् पातालमभ्यगात् R.15.84;1.8; पातालान्न विमोचितो बत बली नीतो न मृत्युः क्षयम् Subhāṣ. -3 An excavation, a hole. -4 Submarine fire. -5 (In astrol.) The fourth house or sign from that in which the sun is present. -लः 1 A kind of instrument for distillation or the calcination and sublimation of metals. -2 N. of Jupiter's year (of 361 days). -Comp. -गङ्गा the Ganges of the lower world. -ओकस् m., -निलयः, -निवासः, -वासिन् m. 1 a demon. -2 a Nāga or a serpent-demon. -तलम्, -मूलम् the bottom of Pātāla. -मुखम् a great hollow (महागर्त); यत्त्वद्य पातालमुखे पतन्तं पाणौ गृहीत्वा प्रतिसंहरेत Mb. 3.268.4. -मूलम् the centre or gravity; आस्ते पातालमूलस्थः शेषो$शेषसुतर्चितः V. P.2.5.2. -यन्त्रम् See पातालः (1).
(m.) n. under-world (con ceived as a subterranean cavity or city in habited by serpents or demons); one of the seven hells; -ketu, m. N. of a prince of the Daityas; -tala, n. bottom of hell: -myâtu, let it go to hell.
noun (masculine neuter) (in astrol.) the fourth house (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an excavation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hole in the earth (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Tirtha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one of the 7 regions under the earth and the abode of the Nāgas or serpents and demons (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the submarine fire (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pātālayantra Frequency rank 2396/72933
noun (masculine) (in astron.) name of Jupiter's year of 361 days (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in music) a kind of measure (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of alchemical apparatus; pātālayantra
name of a people (?)
name of the attendant of the 14th Arhat of present Avasarpiṇī (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pātālagaruḍī (?) Frequency rank 14277/72933
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