Padasevana, Pādasēvana, Pādasevana, Pada-sevana: 5 definitions


Padasevana 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»] — Padasevana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pādasēvana (पादसेवन).—n S Service of the feet (of the idol in a temple); i. e. washing, anointing, rubbing &c. See navavidhābhakti. Hence service generally.

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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»] — Padasevana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pādasevana (पादसेवन).—

1) showing respect by touching the feet.

2) service.

Derivable forms: pādasevanam (पादसेवनम्).

Pādasevana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāda and sevana (सेवन). See also (synonyms): pādasevā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pādasevana (पादसेवन).—n.

(-naṃ) Service, duty. E. pāda, and sevana waiting upon.

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

Pādasevana (पादसेवन):—[=pāda-sevana] [from pāda > pād] n.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pādasevana (पादसेवन):—[pāda-sevana] (naṃ) 1. n. Service.

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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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