Amavasyaka, aka: Amāvasyakā, Amāvāsyaka; 2 Definition(s)
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Amāvasyakā (अमावस्यका).—A śakti devī on the soḍaśapatrābja.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 32. 12.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Amāvāsyaka (अमावास्यक).—a. [amāvasyā, vun-ac amāvāsyāyā vā P.IV.3.3-31; amāvāsyāyāṃ jātaḥ] Born or produced on the night of new moon.
See also (synonyms): amāvāsya.(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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