Madanamahotsava, Madana-mahotsava: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madanamahotsava (मदनमहोत्सव).—a festival celebrated in honour of Cupid; मदनमहोत्सवाय रसिकमनांसि समुल्लासयन् (madanamahotsavāya rasikamanāṃsi samullāsayan) Dk.2.5.

Derivable forms: madanamahotsavaḥ (मदनमहोत्सवः).

Madanamahotsava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madana and mahotsava (महोत्सव). See also (synonyms): madanamaha.

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

Madanamahotsava (मदनमहोत्सव).—m.

(-vaḥ) A festival held in honour of Kamadeva.

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

Madanamahotsava (मदनमहोत्सव):—[=madana-mahotsava] [from madana-maha > madana > mad] m. idem, [ib.]

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