Dhaneshvari, Dhana-ishvari, Dhaneśvari, Dhaneśvarī: 4 definitions
Dhaneshvari 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 terms Dhaneśvari and Dhaneśvarī can be transliterated into English as Dhanesvari or Dhaneshvari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Dhaneśvari (धनेश्वरि, “divinity of wealth” or “womb of the elements of speech”):—One of the names of Sarasvatī, the Hindu goddess of speech, eloquence and all forms of knowledge.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Dhaneśvarī (धनेश्वरी).—A Goddess of wealth.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 19. 26.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
dhanēśvarī (धनेश्वरी).—f The name of a rāgiṇī. See rāga.
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.
Dhaneśvarī (धनेश्वरी):—[from dhaneśvara > dhana > dhan] f. a rich woman or the wife of Kubera, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa vi, 19, 25.]
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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