Punyahavacana, Puṇyāhavācana, Punyaha-vacana: 11 definitions
Punyahavacana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Punyahavachana.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन).—Preliminary to religious observances; (see Brāhmaṇavācanam).*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 275. 3.
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.
India history and geography
Puṇyāha-vācana.—(IA 14), a ceremony; cf. puṇyāha-vācaka. Note: puṇyāha-vācana 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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Languages of India and abroad
puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन).—n S A particular ceremony performed on festive occasions.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन).—n A ceremony performed righteous.
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.
Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन).—n. (naṃ) Repeating at sacrifices, &c. “This is a holy day,” three times. E. puṇyāha, and vācana saying.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन).—[neuter] wishing a person a happy day.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Kh. 60. Proceed. Asb. 1869, 141. Oppert. Ii, 3378. 3383. 5686. 6919. Bp. 299.
2) Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन):—prayoga. ibid.
—Baudh. ibid. 58.
3) Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन):—Ulwar 1385.
4) Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन):—[dharma] L.. 701. 702 (inc. different).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन):—[=puṇyāha-vācana] [from puṇyāha > puṇya] n. proclaiming or wishing an auspicious day, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of [work] (also na-prayoga, m.)
3) [v.s. ...] mfn., [Pāṇini 5-1, 11], [vArttika] 3, [Patañjali]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṇyāhavācana (पुण्याहवाचन):—[puṇyā+ha-vācana] < [puṇyāha-vācana] (naṃ) 1. n. Repeating, ‘this is a holy day’ three times.
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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.
Puṇyāhavācana (ಪುಣ್ಯಾಹವಾಚನ):—[noun] = ಪುಣ್ಯಾಹ - [punyaha -] 2.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Vacana, Punyaha.
Starts with: Punyahavacanadyabhyudaya, Punyahavacananandishraddhaprayoga, Punyahavacanaprayoga.
Ends with: Parameshvarapunyahavacana.
Full-text: Vanabhojanapunyahavacanaprayoga, Punyahavacanaprayoga, Punya-vacana, Brahmanavacana, Punyaha, Svastivacana, Vacana.
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