Nayanotsava, Nayana-utsava: 6 definitions
Nayanotsava 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a lamp.
2) delight of the eyes.
3) any lovely object.
Derivable forms: nayanotsavaḥ (नयनोत्सवः).
Nayanotsava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nayana and utsava (उत्सव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ) 1. A lamp. 2. Any lovely or desired object. E. nayana the eye, and utsava a festival.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nayanotsava (नयनोत्सव):—[from nayana > naya] m. ‘eye-festival’, any lovely sight or object, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] a lamp, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nayanotsava (नयनोत्सव):—[nayano+tsava] (vaḥ) 1. m. A lamp; any thing delightful to the eye.
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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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