Panigraha, aka: Pāṇigraha, Pani-graha, Pāṇigrāha; 5 Definition(s)
Panigraha 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pāṇigraha (पाणिग्रह).—The chief function in a marriage; Devayānī claims that this happened to her by Yayāti when he rescued her from the well;1 reference to the marriage between Śiva and Umā;2 according to fire rite;3 of Śiva at Kāñci.4Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
pāṇigraha (पाणिग्रह).—m S pāṇigrahaṇa n S Junction of the hands of the bride and the bridegroom. An article of the marriage ceremony. Hence Nuptials or wedding: also contraction of marriage (taking or accepting of the hand).Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pāṇigraha (पाणिग्रह).—m pāṇigrahaṇa n Nuptials or wedding.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Pāṇigraha (पाणिग्रह) or Pāṇigrāha (पाणिग्राह).—marrying, marriage; इति स्वसुर्भोजकुलप्रदीपः संपाद्य पाणिग्रहणं स राजा (iti svasurbhojakulapradīpaḥ saṃpādya pāṇigrahaṇaṃ sa rājā) R.7.29;8.7; Ku.7.4.
Derivable forms: pāṇigrahaḥ (पाणिग्रहः), pāṇigrāhaḥ (पाणिग्राहः).
Pāṇigraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṇi and graha (ग्रह). See also (synonyms): pāṇigrahaṇa.
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Pāṇigrāha (पाणिग्राह).—a bridegroom, husband; ध्याय- त्यनिष्टं यत्किंचित् पाणिग्राहस्य चेतसा (dhyāya- tyaniṣṭaṃ yatkiṃcit pāṇigrāhasya cetasā) Ms.9.21; बाल्ये पितुर्बशे तिष्ठेत् पाणिग्राहस्य यौवने (bālye piturbaśe tiṣṭhet pāṇigrāhasya yauvane) 5.148.
Derivable forms: pāṇigrāhaḥ (पाणिग्राहः).
Pāṇigrāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṇi and grāha (ग्राह).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-haḥ) 1. Laying hold of the hand. 2. Marriage. E. pāṇi, and grāha taking.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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