Haritalika, Haritālikā, Hari-talika: 5 definitions


Haritalika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: ACHC: Smarta Puja

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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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.

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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Haritālikā (हरितालिका).—f.

(-kā) 1. A sort of grass, (Panicum dactylon, Rox.) 2. The fourth lunar day of the month of Bhadrapada. E. kan added to haritāla, fem. form.

context information

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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