Pushpanjali, Puṣpāñjali, Pushpa-anjali, Pushpamjali: 16 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Puṣpāñjali can be transliterated into English as Puspanjali or Pushpanjali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि).—The ceremony of offering flowers to the Lord.Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि) refers to:—An offering of flowers from cupped hands to the Supreme Lord or His exalted devotee. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि) refers to “flower petals” (an offering of a palmful of flowers at the feet of one’s object of worship) and represents one of the various Bhoga (foodstuffs), according to the Arcana-dīpikā (manual on deity worship).—While ringing the bell and chanting the following mantras, offer the bhoga as indicated: Viz., eṣa puṣpāñjaliḥ śrīṃ klīṃ rādhā-kṛṣṇābhyāṃ namaḥ—“Offer puṣpāñjali (a few flower petals) at the lotus feet of each deity”.Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि) refers to:—An offering of flowers. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि) refers to “offering of handful of flowers” and is mentioned in the Śivapurāṇa 1.20, while explaining the mode of worshipping an earthen phallic image (pārthiva-liṅga) according to the Vedic rites:—“[...] the rite of waving lights Nīrājana for Śiva shall be performed with the mantra for the lamp (‘Namaḥ Āśave’). Puṣpāñjali (offering of handful of flowers) shall be performed with devotion with the hymn ‘Imā rudrāya’ etc.”.
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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
puṣpāñjali (पुष्पांजलि).—m f (S) A presenting (to an idol &c.) of flowers held in both hands opened and hollowed. v vāha, kara, ṭāka, ghāla, sōḍa. pu0. karaṇēṃ with vara of o. To abuse or scold profusely.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
puṣpāñjali (पुष्पांजलि).—m f A presenting (to an idol &c.) of flowers held in both hands opened and hollowed. pu?B karaṇēṃ To abuse or scold profusely.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि).—a handful of flowers.
Derivable forms: puṣpāñjaliḥ (पुष्पाञ्जलिः).
Puṣpāñjali is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣpa and añjali (अञ्जलि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि).—mf. (-liḥ-lī) Presenting a nosegay or flowers, held in both hands opened, and hollowed. E. puṣpa, and añjali the hands joined and opened; also similar compounds, as kusumāñjali, prasūnāñjali, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Nyāyapuṣpāñjali.
2) Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि):—a
—[commentary] on the Laghuvākyavṛtti. See Kāśmīrapuṣpāñjali.
3) Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि):—from the Āraṇyakāṇḍa of the Rāmāyaṇa. Oudh. Xv, 30.
—[commentary] by Madhurācārya. ibid.
1) Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि):—[from puṣpa > puṣ] m. two handfuls of f°, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of sub voce works
3) [v.s. ...] (-stotra n. Name of [work])
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5) [v.s. ...] mfn. presenting f° or a nosegay in both hands opened and hollowed, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṣpāñjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि):—[puṣpā+ñjali] (liḥ-lī) 2. m. 3. f. Presenting a nosegay or flowers in both hands opened and hollowed.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Pushpanjali in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a floral tribute, a floral offering offering of a wreath..—pushpanjali (पुष्पांजलि) is alternatively transliterated as Puṣpāṃjali.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] that much quantity of flowers which both the palms broght together and slightly hollowed, can hold.
2) [noun] an offering of flowers holding in this manner, as to a deity or on the theatre stage, before the play or dance is started.
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Puṣpāṃjaḷi (ಪುಷ್ಪಾಂಜಳಿ):—[noun] = ಪುಷ್ಪಾಂಜಲಿ [pushpamjali].
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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