Agastyodaya, Agastya-udaya: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agastyodaya (अगस्त्योदय).—

1) the rise of Canopus which takes place about the end of Bhādra; with the rise of this star the waters become clear; cf. प्रससादोदयादम्भः कुम्भयोनेर्महौजसः (prasasādodayādambhaḥ kumbhayonermahaujasaḥ). R.4.21.

2) the 7th day of the dark half of Bhādra.

Derivable forms: agastyodayaḥ (अगस्त्योदयः).

Agastyodaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agastya and udaya (उदय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Agastyodaya (अगस्त्योदय):—[from agastya > agasti] m. the rising of Canopus

2) [v.s. ...] the seventh day of the second half of Bhādra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agastyodaya (अगस्त्योदय):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-yaḥ) The seventh day in the second half of the month Bhādra in the lunar year of the Hindus. E. agastya and udaya.

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Agastyodaya in German

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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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