Narayanabali, Nārāyaṇabali, Narayana-bali: 8 definitions

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Narayanabali 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Narayanabali in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nārāyaṇabali (नारायणबलि).—m (S) pop. nārāyaṇabaḷa & baḷī f A sacrifice in propitiation of evil spirits. 2 A sacrifice to viṣṇu on the 13th day after the decease of a sannyāsī.

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

nārāyaṇabali (नारायणबलि).—m pop. nārāyaṇabaḷa & baḷī f A sacrifice in propitiation of evil spirits. A sacrifice to viṣṇu on the 13th day after the decease of a sannyāsī.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Narayanabali in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nārāyaṇabali (नारायणबलि).—an oblation given to five deities including नारायण (nārāyaṇa) in performing the funeral rites of a person dying a sinful death.

Derivable forms: nārāyaṇabaliḥ (नारायणबलिः).

Nārāyaṇabali is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nārāyaṇa and bali (बलि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Nārāyaṇabali (नारायणबलि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Burnell. 151^b.
—attributed to Gobhila. Oudh. Xvii, 38. Xix, 76.
—attributed to Śaunaka. Burnell. 150^b.

2) Nārāyaṇabali (नारायणबलि):—attributed to Gobhila. Oudh. Xxi, 94. Xxii, 88.

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

1) Nārāyaṇabali (नारायणबलि):—[=nārāyaṇa-bali] [from nārāyaṇa > nāra] m. ‘oblation to N°’, a [particular] funeral ceremony

2) [v.s. ...] Name of [work] (also -prayoga m. -vidhi m. -samarthana n. -svayam-prayojana-sañcikā f.)

[Sanskrit to German]

Narayanabali 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Narayanabali in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nārāyaṇabali (ನಾರಾಯಣಬಲಿ):—[noun] a religious offering made to a deity or manes at the obsequies of person died unnaturally or of the one who remained a bachelor during his life.

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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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