Patitapavana, Patitapāvana: 3 definitions

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Patitapavana means something in 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»] — Patitapavana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

patitapāvana (पतितपावन).—m (S) Purifier and restorer of the fallen;--used of the Deity, of saints, of expurgatory ceremonies and works. Ex. patitapāvanā sarvēśvarā ||.

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

patitapāvana (पतितपावन).—m Purifier and restorer of the fallen-used of the Deity, of saints, of expurgatory ceremonies and works.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Patitapavana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Patitapāvana (ಪತಿತಪಾವನ):—[adjective] freeing from the moral, religious corruportion or sinfulness.

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Patitapāvana (ಪತಿತಪಾವನ):—[noun] one who protects from degeneration, moral or religious corruption or sinfulness; the Saviour; the Supreme Being.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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