Sharadamahatmya, Śāradāmāhātmya, Sharada-mahatmya: 3 definitions


Sharadamahatmya means something in 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.

The Sanskrit term Śāradāmāhātmya can be transliterated into English as Saradamahatmya or Sharadamahatmya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Śāradāmāhātmya (शारदामाहात्म्य).—The name of a Sanskrit work included in the Bhṛṅgīśasaṃhitā. The word māhātmya indicates a special category of Sanskrit literature, usually containing accounts of praise and merit in honour of a sacred place, person (e.g., Śāradā) or object.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Śāradāmāhātmya (शारदामाहात्म्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Report. Vii.

2) Śāradāmāhātmya (शारदामाहात्म्य):—from the Ādipurāṇa. Stein 199.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śāradāmāhātmya (शारदामाहात्म्य):—[=śāradā-māhātmya] [from śāradā > śārada] n. Name of [work]

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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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