Saptavara, Saptavāra, Sapta-vara: 3 definitions
Saptavara means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Cambridge Digital Library: Pañcarakṣā, Saptavāra
Saptavāra (सप्तवार, “seven days”) usually incorporates seven dhāraṇīs:
- Parṇaśavarī or Prajñāpāramitā,
This collection associates each dhāraṇī with a specific day of the week, a tradition going back to at least the sixteenth century in Nepal.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saptavāra (सप्तवार):—[=sapta-vāra] [from sapta > saptan] m. Name of one of Garuḍa’s sons, [Mahābhārata] ([varia lectio] -rāva).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Saptavāra (सप्तवार):—m. Nomen proprium eines der vielen Söhne Garuḍa’s [Mahābhārata 5, 3596.]
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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