Rohinicandrashayana, Rohiṇīcandraśayana, Rohinicandra-Shayana: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Rohiṇīcandraśayana can be transliterated into English as Rohinicandrasayana or Rohinicandrashayana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Rohinichandrashayana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (R) next»] — Rohinicandrashayana in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Rohiṇīcandraśayana (रोहिणीचन्द्रशयन).—With which Nārāyaṇa is worshipped with the names of the moon; to be observed on the full moon day when Rohiṇī is the nakṣatra or Monday being a Śuklapañcami; even Śūdras can observe it; a list of flowers given for worship; it lasts for a year; at the end a furnished bed with looking glass, etc., to be given to a learned Śrotriya; the giver attains the world of Candra; even women may observe it.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 57. 3-27.
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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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