Stavaraja, Stavarāja: 4 definitions


Stavaraja 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Stavaraja in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Stavarāja (स्तवराज) refers to a hymn Dakṣa composes to praise Śiva and to atone for having failed to invite him along with the other gods to his sacrifice.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Stavaraja in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Stavarāja (स्तवराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Oppert. Ii, 7996.

2) Stavarāja (स्तवराज):—Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 110.

3) Stavarāja (स्तवराज):—a hymn to Gaṇeśa. L.. 1297.

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

Stavarāja (स्तवराज):—[=stava-rāja] [from stava > stu] m. ‘chief of hymns’, a [particular] mystical prayer or incantation (also as Name of [work])

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Stavaraja 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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