Sarovara, Sarōvara: 14 definitions

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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.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition

Sarovara (सरोवर) refers to:—Lake, pool or tank. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: 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.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarovara (सरोवर).—m.

(-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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Sarovara in German

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sarovara (सरोवर) [Also spelled sarovar]:—(nm) a pond, pool.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Sarovara (सरोवर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Sarovara.

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sarōvara (ಸರೋವರ):—[noun] a pond of lake.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Sarovara (सरोवर):—n. a large or fine lake; a pond;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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