Pancopacara, Pañcōpacāra, Pañcopacāra, Pancan-upacara: 3 definitions

Introduction

Pancopacara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchopachara.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pañcōpacāra (पंचोपचार).—m pl (S) The presenting in oblation to an idol of five articles, viz. gandha, puṣpa, dhūpa, dīpa, naivēdya: also the five articles presented.

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

pañcōpacāra (पंचोपचार).—m pl The presenting of an oblation to an idol of five articles, viz., gandha, puṣpa, dhūpa, dīpa, naivēdya.

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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pañcopacāra (पञ्चोपचार).—the five articles of worship i. e. (gandha, puṣpa, dhūpa, dīpa and naivedya).

Derivable forms: pañcopacāraḥ (पञ्चोपचारः).

Pañcopacāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and upacāra (उपचार).

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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