Nrisimhajayanti, Nṛsiṃhajayantī, Nrisimha-jayanti: 4 definitions


Nrisimhajayanti 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.

The Sanskrit term Nṛsiṃhajayantī can be transliterated into English as Nrsimhajayanti or Nrisimhajayanti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: ACHC: Smarta Puja

Nṛsiṃhajayantī (नृसिंहजयन्ती) refers to a religious observance (vrata) occurring in the month Vaiśākha (April-May).—Nṛsiṃha-jayantī (vrata) worship of Nṛsiṃha-śukla-caturdaśī.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

nṛsiṃhajayantī (नृसिंहजयंती).—and nṛsiṃhajayantī See the common form narasiṃha and narasiṃhajayantī.

context information

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

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Nṛsiṃhajayantī (नृसिंहजयन्ती) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Rāmānuja school. Oudh. Viii, 28.

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

Nṛsiṃhajayantī (नृसिंहजयन्ती):—[=nṛsiṃha-jayantī] [from nṛ-siṃha > nṛ] f. Name of [work]

context information

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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