Homashala, Hōmaśālā, Homaśālā, Homa-shala: 4 definitions
Homashala 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.
The Sanskrit terms Hōmaśālā and Homaśālā can be transliterated into English as Homasala or Homashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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hōmaśālā (होमशाला).—f (S) pop. hōmaśāḷā f The place or receptacle for the sacred fire maintained by an agnihōtrī &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
hōmaśālā (होमशाला) [-ḷā, -ळा].—f A sacrificial hall.
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.
Homaśālā (होमशाला).—a sacrificial hall or chamber.
Homaśālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms homa and śālā (शाला).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Homaśālā (होमशाला):—[=homa-śālā] [from homa > hotṛ] f. a chamber or place for keeping the sacred fire for oblations, [Religious Thought and Life in India 365.]
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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