Bodhavasara, aka: Bodhavāsara, Bodha-vasara; 1 Definition(s)


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Bodhavāsara (बोधवासर).—the eleventh day in the bright half of Kārtika when Viṣṇu is sopposed to rise from his four months' sleep; see Me.112, and प्रबोधिनी (prabodhinī).

Derivable forms: bodhavāsaraḥ (बोधवासरः).

Bodhavāsara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bodha and vāsara (वासर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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