Maghavata, Māghavaṭā, Māghavata: 7 definitions


Maghavata 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Maghavata in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Maghavata (मघवत) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.63.27) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Maghavata) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Maghavata in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

māghavaṭā (माघवटा).—m (māgha & ṭhāva) māghasnāna n (S) The ablutions performed daily before sunrise, between the full moon of pauṣa and the full moon of māgha, in honor of mādhava.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Maghavata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Māghavata (माघवत).—a. (- f.) Belonging to Indra.

-tī The east.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Māghavata (माघवत).—i. e. maghavant + a, adj. Belonging to Indra, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 124, 11 (-cāpa, the rainbow).

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

Māghavata (माघवत):—mf(ī)n. ([from] magha-vat) relating or belonging to Indra, [Pāṇini 6-4, 128 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

[Sanskrit to German]

Maghavata in German

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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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