Saubhagyavayana, Saubhāgyavāyana, Saubhagya-vayana: 4 definitions
Saubhagyavayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
saubhāgyavāyana (सौभाग्यवायन).—n S pop. saubhāgyavāṇa n An offering composed of the articles and substances in use as pigments, ornaments &c. among married and unwidowed women, made, by women of this class, to Brahmans, or to auspicious dames having husbands and children, with the view of securing the long continuance of their own happy and honorable condition, or of augmenting the blessings and excellencies of it.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saubhāgyavāyana (सौभाग्यवायन).—an auspicious offering of sweetmeats &c.
Derivable forms: saubhāgyavāyanam (सौभाग्यवायनम्).
Saubhāgyavāyana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saubhāgya and vāyana (वायन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) An auspicious offering of sweetmeat, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saubhāgyavāyana (सौभाग्यवायन):—[=saubhāgya-vāyana] [from saubhāgya > saubhaga] n. auspicious offerings of sweetmeats etc., [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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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