Prajapatyavivaha, Prājāpatyavivāha, Prajapatya-vivaha: 2 definitions
Prajapatyavivaha 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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Shodhganga: Facts of society in the Manusamhita
Prājāpatyavivāha (प्राजापत्यविवाह):—The Prājāpatya marriage (vivāha).—The gift of a daughter by her father after he has addressed the couple with a injunction “May both of you perform together your civil and religious duties” and has shown honor to the bridegroom is called the Prājāpatya rite.
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prājāpatyavivāha (प्राजापत्यविवाह).—m S A form of marriage,--that in which the father of the girl saying, hyā kanyēśīṃ dharmācēṃ ācaraṇa kara or prajōtpādanārtha kanyārpaṇa, bestows her upon the man. See the eight forms under aṣṭauvivāha.
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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