Haritalika, aka: Haritālikā, Hari-talika; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Haritālikā (हरितालिका) or Haritālikāvrata  refers to a religious rite (pūjā) or observance (vrata) occurring in the month Bhādrapada (August-September).—Haritālikā-vrata for women pūjā of Parvatī and her friend and a śivaliṅga made of mud śukla-tritīyā.

Source: ACHC: Smarta Puja

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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haritālikā (हरितालिका) [or हरिताली, haritālī].—f (S) Bent grass, Panicum dactylon. 2 An image of dēvī (or of dēvī and of her sakhī) made and worshiped on the third of the waxing moon of Bhadrapad: and hence applied to this day. 3 Yellow orpiment.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
context information

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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Haritālikā (हरितालिका).—

1) the third day of the bright half of Bhādrapada.

2) the Dūrvā plant.

Haritālikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hari and tālikā (तालिका).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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