Mahapuja, Mahāpūjā, Maha-puja: 6 definitions
Mahapuja 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mahāpūjā (महापूजा).—f (S) pop. mahāpujā f Solemn worship upon extraordinary occasions.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
mahāpūjā (महापूजा) [-pujā, -पुजा].—f Solemn worship upon great occasions.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mahāpūjā (महापूजा).—great worship; any solemn worship performed on extraordinary occasions.
Mahāpūjā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and pūjā (पूजा).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahāpūjā (महापूजा):—[=mahā-pūjā] [from mahā > mah] f. ‘gr° honour’, a [particular] religious ceremony, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Mahapujavidhi.
Ends with: Sharadiyamahapuja.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Mahapuja, Mahāpūjā, Maha-puja, Mahā-pūjā; (plurals include: Mahapujas, Mahāpūjās, pujas, pūjās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Prasthanatrayi Swaminarayan Bhashyam (Study) (by Sadhu Gyanananddas)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 29 - Kriyā-Yoga: Procedure of the Worship of Vāsudeva < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 16 - Different modes of worship of clay idols and their results < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 7 - The Noble Practice of Fraternal Living (Sāranīya) < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)