Malavisarjana, Mala-visarjana: 2 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Malavisarjana (मलविसर्जन).—f. evacuation of the bowels.

Derivable forms: malavisarjanam (मलविसर्जनम्).

Malavisarjana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mala and visarjana (विसर्जन). See also (synonyms): malavisarga, malaśuddhi.

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

1) Malavisarjana (मलविसर्जन):—[=mala-visarjana] [from mala] n. ([Horace H. Wilson]) the act of removing dirt, cleansing (of a temple)

2) [v.s. ...] evacuation of feces.

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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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