Sragvin: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Sragvin (स्रग्विन्) (Cf. Mālya) refers to “one wearing a garland”, as quoted by Hṛdayaśiva in his Prāyaścittasamuccaya (verse 10.27-35).—Accordingly, “[...] Dressed in white, with a white turban and a white sacred thread and white unguents and garland (sita-sragvin), he should perform the observance for the vidyādhipa-mantra. Dressed in red garments and red garlands (rakta-mālya) and unguents the Mantrin should first perform for one month the stated observance for the brahmaśiras. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sragvin (स्रग्विन्).—a. (-ṇī f.) (compar. srajīyas, superl. srajiṣṭha) Wearing a garland or chaplet; आमुक्ताभरणः स्रग्वी हंसचिह्नदुकूलवान् (āmuktābharaṇaḥ sragvī haṃsacihnadukūlavān) R.17.25.

See also (synonyms): sragvat.

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

Sragvin (स्रग्विन्).—mfn. (-vī-vinī-vi) Bearing a chaplet, &c. f. (-vinī) A species of Jagati metre. E. sraj a garland, vini aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sragvin (स्रग्विन्).—i. e. sraj + vin, adj., f. , Bearing a chaplet, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 167.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sragvin (स्रग्विन्).—[adjective] = [preceding] adj.

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

Sragvin (स्रग्विन्):—[=srag-vin] [from srag > sraj] mfn. idem, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

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Sragvin 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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