Dvadashi, aka: Dvādaśī; 2 Definition(s)
Dvadashi means something in 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.
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dvādaśī (द्वादशी).—f (S) The twelfth day of the half-month.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dvādaśī (द्वादशी).—f The twelfth day of the half-month.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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Search found 12 books and stories containing Dvadashi or Dvādaśī. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXVI - The Sravana Dvadasi Vratas etc < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CXXVII - Bhaimi Ekadasi and Dvadasi Vratam < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CXVIII - The Akhanda Dvadasi Vratam < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 234 - How to Observe the Vow of Dvādaśī < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 69 - The Vow of Śravaṇa Dvādaśī < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 233 - Ekādaśī as a Day of Fast < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 18 - Lord Vamanadeva, the Dwarf Incarnation < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
Chapter 4 - Ambarisa Maharaja Offended by Durvasa Muni < [Canto IX - Liberation]
Chapter 28 - Krishna Rescues Nanda Maharaja from the Abode of Varuna < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)