Pujaka, Pūjaka: 11 definitions

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Pujaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Pujak.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pūjaka.—(SITI), one who performs worship; a temple priest. Note: pūjaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pūjaka (पूजक).—a S That worships, adores, reverences.

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

pūjaka (पूजक).—a That worships, adores.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūjaka (पूजक).—a. (-jikā f.) [पूज्-ण्वुल् (pūj-ṇvul)] Honouring, adoring, worshipping, respecting &c.

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

Pūjaka (पूजक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Worshiping, a worshiper. E. pūj to worship, ṇvul aff.

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

Pūjaka (पूजक).—[pūj + aka], adj., f. jikā, Worshipping, Mahābhārata 2, 454; honouring, a worshipper.

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

Pūjaka (पूजक).—worshipper ([genetive] or —°).

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

Pūjaka (पूजक):—[from pūj] mf(ikā)n. honouring, respecting, worshipping, a worshipper (with [genitive case] or ifc.), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pūjaka (पूजक):—(von pūj) nom. ag. f. pūjikā Ehrfurchtbezeiger, Verehrer, Jmd ehrerbietig entgegenkommend [Rājataraṅgiṇī.4,326.5,49.] [Oxforder Handschriften 91,b,24.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik.3,143.] āvṛttānāṃ gurukulādviprāṇāṃ pūjako bhavet [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 7, 82.] Gewöhnlich in comp. mit dem obj. gaṇa yājakādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 2, 9.] ein solches comp. ist oxytonirt nach demselben gaṇa zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 2, 151.] guru [Mahābhārata 2, 454.] dvijātijana [3, 13782.] pūjita [?5, 1025 (Spr. 1272).] pitṛdaivata [7, 7005.] devadvijapūjikā [13, 517.] [Harivaṃśa 7860.] karmapūjaka Verehrer von Thaten [Mahābhārata 13, 5821.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pūjaka (पूजक):—Nom.ag. (f. pūjikā) Ehrfuchtbezeuger , Verehrer , Jmd ehrerbietig entgegenkommend , Etwas belobend ; das Object im Gen. oder im Comp. vorangehend.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pūjaka (पूजक) [Also spelled pujak]:—(nm) a worshipper, adorer, devotee, votary.

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