Dipotsava, Dīpōtsava, Dīpotsava, Dipa-utsava: 4 definitions
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India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Dīpa-utsava.—(EI 11, 32), same as dīpāvalī, the fesival of lights. Note: dīpa-utsava is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dīpōtsava (दीपोत्सव).—m (S) A festivity with illuminations.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
dīpōtsava (दीपोत्सव).—m A festivity with illuminations.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a row of lights, nocturnal illumination.;
2) particularly, the festival called Diwali held on the night of new moon in आश्विन (āśvina).
Derivable forms: dīpotsavaḥ (दीपोत्सवः).
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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Ends with: Kuladipotsava.
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