Arunodaya, Aruṇōdaya, Aruṇodaya, Aruna-udaya: 12 definitions


Arunodaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Arunoday.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय) refers to “dawn”, according to the Arcana-dīpikā (manual on deity worship).—[...] In the last part of the night, the segment of time consisting of the two muhūrtas (one hour and thirty-six minutes) before sunrise, is called aruṇodaya, or dawn. The first of these two muhūrtas is called the brāhma-muhūrta. This brāhma-muhūrta is the most beneficial time of the day for the cultivation of spiritual life.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Shodhganga: Elements of Art and Architecture in the Trtiyakhanda of the Visnudharmottarapurana (vastu)

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय) refers to one of the hundred types of Temples (in ancient Indian architecture), according to the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa, an ancient Sanskrit text which (being encyclopedic in nature) deals with a variety of cultural topics such as arts, architecture, music, grammar and astronomy.—It is quite difficult to say about a definite number of varieties of Hindu temples but in the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa hundred varieties of temples have been enumerated. For example, Aruṇodaya. These temples are classified according to the particular shape, amount of storeys and other common elements, such as the number of pavilions, doors and roofs.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aruṇōdaya (अरुणोदय).—m (S) The rising of the dawn three ghaṭikā before sunrise. 2 That period of time.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aruṇōdaya (अरुणोदय).—m The dawn.

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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»] — Arunodaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय).—break of day, dawn; चतस्रो घटिकाः प्रातररुणोदय उच्यते (catasro ghaṭikāḥ prātararuṇodaya ucyate).

Derivable forms: aruṇodayaḥ (अरुणोदयः).

Aruṇodaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aruṇa and udaya (उदय).

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

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Break of day, dawn, the period preceding sun-set. E. aruṇa dawn, udaya rise.

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

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय).—[masculine] sunrise.

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

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय):—[from aruṇa] m. break of day, dawn, [Manu-smṛti x, 33]

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

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय):—[aruṇo+daya] (yaḥ) 1. m. The dawn.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय) [Also spelled arunoday]:—(nm) day-break, early dawn.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Aruṇodaya (अरुणोदय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Aruṇodaka.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Arunodaya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aruṇōdaya (ಅರುಣೋದಯ):—

1) [noun] the break of the day.

2) [noun] appearance of subdued light just before sunrise.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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