Anvashtaka, Anvaṣṭakā: 11 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Anvaṣṭakā can be transliterated into English as Anvastaka or Anvashtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Anvashtaka in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका).—The ninth day in the latter half of the three (or four) months following the full moon in agrahāyana, pauṣa, māgha, (phālguna). The fourth month is mentioned in the Purāṇa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 81. 4, 5.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका).—[anugato'ṣṭakām] The 9th day of the dark half of the three months following the full moon in मार्गशीर्ष (mārgaśīrṣa), i. e. पौष, माघ (pauṣa, māgha) and फाल्गुन (phālguna); पितॄंश्चैवाष्टकास्वर्चेन्नित्यमन्व- ष्टकासु च (pitṝṃścaivāṣṭakāsvarcennityamanva- ṣṭakāsu ca) Manusmṛti 4.15.

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

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका).—f.

(-kā) A Sradd'ha or funeral ceremony performed on the ninth day of the month’s Phausha, Magha, Phalguna or A'swina. It is the maternal Sradd'ha for those who preserve the sacred fire. E. anu after, and aṣṭakā the eighth day.

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

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका).—i. e. anu-aṣ- ṭakā I. The ninth day of the latter half of the months Pauṣa, Māgha, and Phālguna (and according to another authority, also of the Agrahāyaṇa), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4159.

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

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका).—[feminine] the day after the aṣṭakā (q.v.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Oudh. Xix, 88.

2) Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका):—[dharma] Oudh. Xxi, 112. Xii, 104.

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

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका):—[=anv-aṣṭakā] f. the ninth day in the latter half of the three (or four) months following the full moon in Āgrahāyaṇa, Pauṣa, Māgha (and Phālguna), [Manu-smṛti iv, 150]

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

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-kā) The ninth day of the latter half of the months Pausha, Māgha and Phālguṇa, according to Kullūka; according to the gloss of the Mitākṣara on a quotation from the Gṛhyasūtras: the ninth day of the latter half of the months Āgrahāyaṇa, Pausha, Māgha and Phālguṇa. See the following and aṣṭakā. E. anu and aṣṭakā; scil. tithi.

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

Anvaṣṭakā (अन्वष्टका):—[anva+ṣṭakā] (kā) 1. f. A srāddha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anvashtaka 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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