Namasankirtana, Nāmasaṅkīrtana, Nama-sankirtana, Namasamkirtana, Namasamkirtane: 5 definitions


Namasankirtana 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.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Nāmasaṅkīrtana (नामसङ्कीर्तन) refers to “congregational chanting of the holy names”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition

Nāmasaṅkīrtana (नामसङ्कीर्तन) refers to:—The practice of chanting the holy name of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, especially congregational chanting. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).

Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Nāmasaṅkīrtana (नामसङ्कीर्तन) refers to:—Congregational chanting of the holy names of the Supreme Lord; chanting that is complete, i.e., imbued with divine love. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

nāmasaṅkīrtana (नामसंकीर्तन).—n Celebrating the name of (a god, king &c.)

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nāmasaṃkīrtana (ನಾಮಸಂಕೀರ್ತನ):—[noun] = ನಾಮಕೀರ್ತನೆ [namakirtane].

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Nāmasaṃkīrtane (ನಾಮಸಂಕೀರ್ತನೆ):—[noun] = ನಾಮಕೀರ್ತನೆ [namakirtane].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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