Dhupadipa, Dhūpadīpa, Dhupa-dipa: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Dhupadipa 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Dhupadipa in Hinduism glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Temples and cult of Sri Rama in Tamilnadu (h)

Dhupadipa refers to “offering incense and light” and represents one of the various daily ceremonies performed during puja (worship).—Offering of water and food or tirtham and prasadam to the deities on the different occasions or specified hours of the day is an important item in the daily pujas. [...] While for the daily routine, only ordinary plain rice was offered, special food preparations were offered often on festival days. [...] The daily routine includes a number of ceremonies [viz., Dhupadipa] that are repeated.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhupadipa in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dhūpadīpa (धूपदीप).—m dhūpavāta f See dhūpaāratī or dhupāratī.

context information

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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