Gavalambha, Gavālambha, Gava-alambha: 2 definitions
Gavalambha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Gavālambha (गवालम्भ).—the cow-killing in मधुपर्क (madhuparka) rite.
Derivable forms: gavālambhaḥ (गवालम्भः).
Gavālambha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gava and ālambha (आलम्भ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gavālambha (गवालम्भ):—[=ga-vālambha] [from gava > gav] m. ‘killing a cow’, hospitality, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra], [Scholiast or Commentator]
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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Partial matches: Gava, Ga, Valambha, Alambha.
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