Sarovara, Sarōvara: 13 definitions
Sarovara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Sarovar.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition
Sarovara (सरोवर) refers to:—Lake, pool or tank. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).
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’).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sarōvara (सरोवर).—n (S) A lake or a large pond or piece of water. sa0 nāhaṇēṃ To perform the prescribed ablution with due form and state;--used of a woman about to immolate herself upon the funeral pile of her husband.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
sarōvara (सरोवर).—n A lake, a large pond.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) A lake or large pond, any piece of water deep enough for the lotus to grow. E. saras a pool, vara best.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sarovara (सरोवर).—m. a lake.
Sarovara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saras and vara (वर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sarovara (सरोवर).—[neuter] a beautiful lake.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sarovara (सरोवर):—[=saro-vara] [from saro > sara] n. ([according to] to some also m.) a lake or large pond, any piece of water deep enough for the lotus, [Kāvya literature; Purāṇa etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sarovara (सरोवर):—[saro-vara] (raḥ) 1. m. A lake or large pond.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Sarovara (सरोवर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sarovara.
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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
Sarovara (सरोवर) [Also spelled sarovar]:—(nm) a pond, pool.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Sarovara (सरोवर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Sarovara.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sarōvara (ಸರೋವರ):—[noun] a pond of lake.
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)
Full-text (+1): Padyamritasarovara, Narayanasarovaramahatmya, Sarovar, Viravara, Acchoda, Hemakuta, Ashtapada, Shamkaragiri, Shankaragiri, Hamsa, Manasa, Marubhumi, Vishnukanci, Gangavatarana, Kailasa, Saraka, Padmin, Varnaka, Kuj, Kataka.
Search found 17 books and stories containing Sarovara, Sarōvara, Saras-vara, Saro-vara; (plurals include: Sarovaras, Sarōvaras, varas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 3.6.35 < [Chapter 6 - The Test of Śrī Kṛṣṇa]
Verse 3.8.5 < [Chapter 8 - The Opulences of Śrī Girirāja]
Verse 6.19.5 < [Chapter 19 - In the First Fortress of Dvārakā, the Glories of Līlā-sarovara, etc.]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 5 < [Chapter 7 - Saptama-yāma-sādhana (Pradoṣa-kālīya-bhajana–vipralambha-prema)]
Text 2 < [Chapter 7 - Saptama-yāma-sādhana (Pradoṣa-kālīya-bhajana–vipralambha-prema)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.8.106 < [Chapter 8 - Mahāprabhu’s Water Sports in Narendra- sarovara]
Verse 3.8.102 < [Chapter 8 - Mahāprabhu’s Water Sports in Narendra- sarovara]
Verse 3.2.308 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 3.14 - The lakes situated on top of the mountain chains < [Chapter 3 - The Lower World and the Middle World]
Verse 3.16 - The depth of the first lake < [Chapter 3 - The Lower World and the Middle World]
Verse 3.15 - The size and shape of the first lake < [Chapter 3 - The Lower World and the Middle World]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)