Daivavivaha, aka: Daivavivāha, Daiva-vivaha; 2 Definition(s)
Daivavivaha 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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)
Daivavivāha (दैवविवाह ):—The Daiva marriage (vivāha).—The form of marriage in which the bride is gifted to the person duly officiating as a priest at a Vedic sacrifice, which is being celebrated is named Daiva marriage.Source: Shodhganga: Facts of society in the Manusamhita
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Languages of India and abroad
daivavivāha (दैवविवाह).—m S A form of marriage. The gift of a daughter, at a sacrifice, to the officiating priest. See aṣṭauvivāha.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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