Anantacaturdashi, Anantacaturdaśī, Ananta-caturdashi: 4 definitions


Anantacaturdashi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Anantacaturdaśī can be transliterated into English as Anantacaturdasi or Anantacaturdashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Anantachaturdashi.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anantacaturdaśī (अनंतचतुर्दशी).—f (S) anantavrata n (S) The fourteenth of bhādrapadaśuklapakṣa sacred to viṣṇu.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anantacaturdaśī (अनन्तचतुर्दशी).—[anantasya ārādhanaṃ yasyāṃ sā caturdaśī] the 14th day of the bright half of Bhādrapada when Ananta is worshipped

Anantacaturdaśī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ananta and caturdaśī (चतुर्दशी). See also (synonyms): anantavrata.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anantacaturdaśī (अनन्तचतुर्दशी).—f. (-śī) The fourteenth lunation of the light half of Bhadra, when Ananta is worshipped. E. ananta, and caturdaśī the fourteenth.

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

Anantacaturdaśī (अनन्तचतुर्दशी):—[=an-anta-caturdaśī] [from an-anta] f. the fourteenth lunar day (or full moon) of Bhādra, when Ananta is worshipped.

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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. 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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