Ghatasthapana, aka: Ghata-sthapana, Ghaṭasthāpanā, Ghaṭasthāpana; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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ghaṭasthāpanā (घटस्थापना).—f or ghaṭasthāpana n (S) The rite of placing a vessel (generally of earth) filled with water, having a mango-sprig, a cocoanut, or a plantain over its mouth, and the red-lead mark called Yantra on its fore part, upon āśvinaśuddhapratipadā, in the ceremonies of navarātra and upon numerous other occasions. Into this ghaṭa as a temple the entrance of dēvī is supplicated.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ghaṭasthāpanā (घटस्थापना).—f The initiation or commence- ment of a thing.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

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Ghaṭasthāpana (घटस्थापन).—placing a water-pot as a type of Durgā for nine days (navarātram).

Derivable forms: ghaṭasthāpanam (घटस्थापनम्).

Ghaṭasthāpana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghaṭa and sthāpana (स्थापन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghaṭasthāpana (घटस्थापन).—n.

(-naṃ) Placing a water pot as a type of Durga, an essential part of various Tantrika ceremonies. E. ghaṭa, and sthāpana placing.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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