Nagapancami, Nāgapañcamī, Naga-pancami: 7 definitions
Nagapancami 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Naga Panchami.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: ACHC: Smarta Puja
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nāgapañcamī (नागपंचमी).—f (S) A festival, the fifth of the first fortnight of śrāvaṇa. On this day the Nag or serpent is worshiped.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nāgapañcamī (नागपंचमी).—f A festival, the fifth of the first fortnight of śrāvaṇa.
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
1) Name of a festival on the fifth day in the bright half of Śrāvaṇa.
2) the fifth day in the dark half of Āsāḍha.
Nāgapañcamī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and pañcamī (पञ्चमी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nāgapañcamī (नागपञ्चमी):—[=nāga-pañcamī] [from nāga] f. a [particular] festival sacred to the Nāgas (the 5th day in the light half of month Śrāvaṇa or in the dark h° of m° Āṣāḍhā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.; Religious Thought and Life in India 323]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Nāgapañcamī (नागपञ्चमी):—(1. nāga + pa) f. ein best. Festtag, der fünfte Tag in der lichten Hälfte des Monats Śrāvaṇa [Asiatick Researches III, 288.] Nach [Śabdakalpadruma] der fünfte Tag in der dunklen Hälfte des Monats Āṣāḍha der in [Asiatick Researches III, 287] manasāpañcamī heisst.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Nāgapañcamī (नागपञ्चमी):—f. der fünfte Tag in der lichten Hälfte des Śrāvaṇa oder in der dunkelen Hälfte des Āṣāḍha.
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
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