Kamalasaptami, Kamalasaptamī: 3 definitions
Kamalasaptami 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kamalasaptamī (कमलसप्तमी).—A vrata in honour of the Sun god.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 74. 3; 78 (whole).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
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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 (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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Starts with: Kamalasaptamivrata.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Kamalasaptami, Kamalasaptamī; (plurals include: Kamalasaptamis, Kamalasaptamīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 4 - The Vratas Observed and the Sun-worship < [Chapter 5 - Rituals Related to the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 4.4 - List of other Vratas described in the Matsyapurāṇa < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]