Pavitrarohana, Pavitrārohaṇa, Pavitra-arohana: 10 definitions

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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: eScholarship: The descent of scripture: a history of the Kamikagama

Pavitrārohaṇa (पवित्रारोहण) refers to the “festival of atonement” (that is to take place in the month of Śrāvaṇa), according to the Kāmikāgama: an ancient Śaiva Āgama scripture in 12,000 Sanskrit verses dating to at least the 5th century and represented as an encyclopedic account of ritual instructions (kriyāpāda).—In modern print editions, the Kāmika-āgama is structured in two major parts. The Uttarabhāga consists of 98 chapters (paṭalas) [...] Chapters 5 to 18 present a thematic focus on festivals and other occasional rites. [...] In Chapters 17 and 18, the festivals of Pūrvaphālgunī in the month of Āṣāḍha and the festival of atonement in the month of Śrāvaṇa are detailed (śrāvaṇamāsa-pavitrārohaṇa). And Chapter 19 illuminates the practice of offering fresh grain at different times of the year.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Pāñcarātra

Pavitrārohaṇa (पवित्रारोहण) [=pavitrārohaṇam] is the name of the twenty-fourth chapter of the Aniruddhasaṃhitā: an ancient Pāñcarātra Āgama scripture in thirty-four chapters dealing with the varieties of worships, administration of sciences, rājadharma, town planning, expiation, installation of images, the rules regarding the construction of images, etc.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pavitrarohana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pavitrārohaṇa (पवित्रारोहण).—investiture with the sacred thread.

Derivable forms: pavitrārohaṇam (पवित्रारोहणम्).

Pavitrārohaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pavitra and ārohaṇa (आरोहण). See also (synonyms): pavitrāropaṇa.

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

Pavitrārohaṇa (पवित्रारोहण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) The putting of the Brahminical cord on images of Durga on the eighth of the light half of Sravana or Asharh. E. pavitra, and ārohaṇa mounting.

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

Pavitrārohaṇa (पवित्रारोहण).—n. the name of a festival, [Pañcatantra] 34, 18.

Pavitrārohaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pavitra and ārohaṇa (आरोहण).

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

Pavitrārohaṇa (पवित्रारोहण):—[from pavitra > pava] n. investing with the sacred thread (cf. ropaṇa), Name of a festival in honour of Durgā on the 8th day of the light half of Śrāvaṇa or Aṣāḍha, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pavitrārohaṇa (पवित्रारोहण):—[pavitrā+rohaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pavitrarohana in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pavitrārōhaṇa (ಪವಿತ್ರಾರೋಹಣ):—[noun] an occasion of putting a sacrifical thread on to an idol of a deity.

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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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