Maricipa, Marici-pa, Marīcipa: 6 definitions


Maricipa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Marichipa.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Maricipa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Marīcipa (मरीचिप).—Do severe austerities at Benares.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 183. 31.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Marīcipa (मरीचिप).—a. drinking in particles of light; वैखानसा वालखिल्याः संप्रक्षाला मरीचिपाः (vaikhānasā vālakhilyāḥ saṃprakṣālā marīcipāḥ) (tāpasāḥ) Rām.3.6.2.

Marīcipa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marīci and pa (प).

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

Marīcipa (मरीचिप).—[marīci-pa] (vb. 1. ), m. A kind of genius, [Sundopasundopākhyāna] 3, 5.

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

1) Marīcipa (मरीचिप):—[=marīci-pa] [from marīci] mfn. drinking in or absorbing particles of light, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] rays of light, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 5]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a mythical race of Ṛṣis, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Maricipa 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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