Sandhyavali, Sandhyāvalī, Samdhyavali: 3 definitions

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Sandhyavali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sandhyavali in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sandhyāvalī (सन्ध्यावली).—Sandhyāvalī was the wife of King Rukmāṅgada. (See under Dharmāṅgada).

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Sandhyavali in Jainism glossary
Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra

Sandhyāvalī (सन्ध्यावली) is the sister of Vidyādhara Vajravega (son of Aśanivega), according to chapter 4.7 [sanatkumāra-cakrin-caritra] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra: an ancient Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three illustrious persons in Jainism.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sandhyavali in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃdhyāvaḷi (ಸಂಧ್ಯಾವಳಿ):—[noun] a red or saffron coloured sari (a garment worn by Indian women, consisting of a long piece of cotton or silk wrapped around the body with one end draped over the head or over one shoulder).

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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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