Ekadashivrata, Ekādaśīvrata: 4 definitions

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

The Sanskrit term Ekādaśīvrata can be transliterated into English as Ekadasivrata or Ekadashivrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ekādaśīvrata (एकादशीव्रत).—Observed by Nanda.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 28. 1.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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India history and geogprahy

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ekādaśī-vrata.—(EI 31; CII 4), name of a vrata rite. Note: ekādaśī-vrata 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 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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Ekādaśīvrata (एकादशीव्रत) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—W. p. 340. Rice. 92.
—from Padmapurāṇa. Poona. 452.

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

Ekādaśīvrata (एकादशीव्रत):—[=ekādaśī-vrata] [from eka] n. fasting on the eleventh day of a fortnight.

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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. 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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