Shyamapuja, Śyāmāpūjā: 2 definitions
Shyamapuja 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 Śyāmāpūjā can be transliterated into English as Syamapuja or Shyamapuja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jā) Worship of Syama or Durga on the new-moon of Kartika. E. śyāmā and pūjā worship.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śyāmāpūjā (श्यामापूजा):—[=śyāmā-pūjā] [from śyāmā > śyāma] f. the worship of Śyāmā or Durgā (on the new moon of the month Kārttika), [Horace H. Wilson]
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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Starts with: Shyamapujapaddhati.
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