Sinivali, aka: Sinīvālī, Sini-vali, Sinivālī; 6 Definition(s)

Introduction

Sinivali 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.

In Hinduism

Purana

[Sinivali in Purana glossaries]

Sinīvālī (सिनीवाली).—Left her consort Kardama and loved Soma with 8 other Devis; a devī attending on Soma.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 23. 34; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 65, 26; Vāyu-purāṇa 90. 25.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sinīvālī (सिनीवाली).—Left her consort Kardama and loved Soma with 8 other Devis; a devī attending on Soma.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 23. 34; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 65, 26; Vāyu-purāṇa 90. 25.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Itihasa (narrative history)

[Sinivali in Itihasa glossaries]

Sinīvālī (सिनीवाली) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.12) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sinīvālī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

(Source): JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Sinivali in Marathi glossaries]

sinīvālī (सिनीवाली).—f S The day of full moon. sinīvālī- śānti An observance upon this day.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

[Sinivali in Sanskrit glossaries]

Sinīvālī (सिनीवाली).—The day preceding that of new moon, or that day on which the moon rises with a scarcely visible crescent; या पूर्वामावास्या सा सिनीवाली योत्तरा सा कुहूः (yā pūrvāmāvāsyā sā sinīvālī yottarā sā kuhūḥ) Ait. Br.; or सा दृष्टेन्दुः सिनीवाली सा नष्टेन्दुकला कुहूः (sā dṛṣṭenduḥ sinīvālī sā naṣṭendukalā kuhūḥ) Ak.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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