Caturdashi, aka: Caturdaśī, Catur-dashi; 3 Definition(s)
Caturdashi 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 Caturdaśī can be transliterated into English as Caturdasi or Caturdashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturdashi.
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caturdaśī (चतुर्दशी).—f (S) The fourteenth lunar day.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
caturdaśī (चतुर्दशी).—f The fourteenth lunar day.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Caturdaśī (चतुर्दशी).—the fourteenth day of a lunar fortnight.
Caturdaśī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and daśī (दशी).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Search found 10 books and stories containing Caturdashi, Caturdaśī or Catur-dashi. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 4.128 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
Verse 2.106 < [Section XX - Non-observance of Holidays]
Verse 4.114 < [Section XIII - Days unfit for Study]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 94 - Restraints during the Kārtika Vow < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 174 - The Rise of Nṛsiṃha < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 154 - Khaḍgadhāreśvara (Khaḍgadhāra-īśvara) < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 10 - The five-fold activities (pañcakṛtya) and the Oṃkāra-mantra < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
Chapter 2 - Answers Clarifying the Doubts of the Sages < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
Chapter 15 - The Sacred rites of Nandā and Hymn to Śiva < [Section 2.2 - Rudra-saṃhitā (2): Satī-khaṇḍa]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 10 - On the subject of Gauṇa Bhasma < [Book 11]
Chapter 11 - On the killing of Madhu Kaiṭabha < [Book 10]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 36 - The Slaying of Arista, the Bull Demon < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]