Dipotsava, Dipa-utsava, Dīpōtsava, Dīpotsava: 9 definitions


Dipotsava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: 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.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dipotsava in Marathi glossary
Source: 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.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dīpotsava (दीपोत्सव).—

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).

Dīpotsava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīpa and utsava (उत्सव). See also (synonyms): dīpāli, dīpāvalī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dīpotsava (दीपोत्सव):—[from dīpa > dīp] m. a festival of lights, [Bhaviṣya-purāṇa, khaṇḍa 1 & 2: bhaviṣya-purāṇa & bhaviṣyottara-purāṇa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dīpotsava (दीपोत्सव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dīvūsava.

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Dipotsava in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dipotsava in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dīpōtsava (ದೀಪೋತ್ಸವ):—[noun] a decoration of a deity, temple, etc. made using large number of votive lamps.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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