Madanadhvaja, Madanadhvajā, Madana-dhvaja: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madanadhvajā (मदनध्वजा).—the पौर्णिमा (paurṇimā) day of Chaitra month.

Madanadhvajā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madana and dhvajā (ध्वजा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madanadhvajā (मदनध्वजा):—[=madana-dhvajā] [from madana > mad] f. the 15th day in the light half of the month Caitra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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