Nirajana, aka: Nīrājana; 2 Definition(s)
Nirajana 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.
Nīrājana (नीराजन).—(waving of lights) taken by the Apsarasas at the marriage of Kāmeśvara and Devī; one way of honouring deity.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 15. 33; Matsya-purāṇa 267. 19.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
No further definitions found.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Nirajana or Nīrājana. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.49 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 2.6.253 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 47 - The ceremonious entry of Śiva < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 46 - The arrival of the bridegroom < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 24 - The ritual of lord Śiva < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Yoga Vasistha Volume 2, Part II (by Vālmīki)
Chapter XXXII - The Spiritual and Formal Worship of Vishnu < [Book V - Upasama Khanda (Upaśama Khaṇḍa)]
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Śrī Kṛṣṇa-karṇāmṛtam (by Śrīla Bilvamaṅgala Ṭhākura)
- Was this explanation helpful? Leave a comment:
Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.