Annapurna, Annapūrṇā, Anna-purna, Annapūrṇa: 12 definitions

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Annapurna 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Annapurna in Shaktism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism

Annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा, “the giver of food and plenty”).—One of the names of the Goddess, Devī, who is regarded as the female principle of the divine; the embodiement of the energies of the Gods.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा).—A devī in the cintāmaṇigṛha.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 36. 23.
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: academia.edu: Tessitori Collection I (hinduism)

Annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा) or Annapūrṇāstotra is the name of a work by Śaṅkarācārya dealing with Hymns and Rituals.—The Annapūrṇā-stotra (in Sanskrit) is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—The third hymn, which is very popular and addressed to the Goddess as food-bestower, is also known with several variations including in the number of verses. [...]

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Annapurna in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा).—f (S) A name of Parvati or Bhavani. She well agrees with Anna Perenna of the Romans. Hence, 2 Applied to a female cook under whose management the daily provision seems blessed and increased. 3 A term for an alms-bag. 4 Also annapūrṇī f A drinking vessel used at Benares. So named after the goddess.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Annapurna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Annapūrṇa (अन्नपूर्ण).—a. filled with, possessed of, food.

-rṇā a form of Durgā (the goddess of plenty); °ईश्वरी (īśvarī) Name of Durgā or a form of Bhairavī.

Annapūrṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anna and pūrṇa (पूर्ण).

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

Annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा).—f.

(-rṇā) A goddess, a form of Durga. E. anna, and pūrṇa who fills with.

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

1) Annapūrṇa (अन्नपूर्ण):—[=anna-pūrṇa] [from anna] mfn. filled with or possessed of food

2) Annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा):—[=anna-pūrṇā] [from anna-pūrṇa > anna] f. Name of a goddess, a form of Durgā.

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

Annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-ṇā) 1) A name of Durgā or Pārvatī (lit. ‘full with food’). [“

2) Hence applied to a female cook under whose management the daily provision seems blessed and increased.

3) A term for an alm’s bag.

4) A particular drinking vessel used at Benares; so named after the goddess.”] E. anna and pūrṇa.

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

Annapūrṇā (अन्नपूर्णा):—[anna-pūrṇā] (ṇā) 1. f. A form of Durgā.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Annapūrṇa (अन्नपूर्ण):—adj. plenty of grains;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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