Mangalasnana, Maṅgalasnāna, Mangala-snana: 7 definitions
Mangalasnana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Archaeological Survey of India: Śaiva monuments at Paṭṭadakal (purāṇa)
Maṅgalasnāna (मङ्गलस्नान).—Before setting out on any mission, it is customary to have maṅgalasnāna, a religious bath and perform certain rituals to return victoriously.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
maṅgalasnāna (मंगलस्नान).—n (S Good or auspicious ablution.) Ablution in oil and afterwards in water.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
maṅgalasnāna (मंगलस्नान).—n Ablution in oil and after- wards in water.
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
Maṅgalasnāna (मङ्गलस्नान).—a solemn or auspicious ablution.
Derivable forms: maṅgalasnānam (मङ्गलस्नानम्).
Maṅgalasnāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms maṅgala and snāna (स्नान).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Maṅgalasnāna (मङ्गलस्नान):—[=maṅgala-snāna] [from maṅgala] n. any solemn ablution, [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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