Dhvajaropa, Dhvajārōpa, Dhvajāropa: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Dhvajaropa 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Dhvajaropa in Shaivism glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Temple management in the Āgamas

Dhvajāropa (ध्वजारोप) refers to the ceremony of “flag hoisting” as described in the Śaivāgamas.—Conducting utsava without dhvajāropa or flag hoisting, will cause failure to the king. The flag should be hoisted again after performing śāntihoma. If the flag isn’t taken in procession around the village, the village and the kingdom will have unauspiciousness.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

dhvajārōpa (ध्वजारोप).—m or dhvajārōpaṇa n (S) The planting of a pole wrapped around with a flag or cloth on the first day of the year. 2 The planting of a flagstaff or standard gen.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dhvajārōpa (ध्वजारोप).—m dhvajārōpaṇa n The planting of a pole wrapped around with a flag or cloth on the first day of the year.

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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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