Svargarohana, Svarga-arohana, Svargārohaṇa: 8 definitions


Svargarohana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Swargarohan.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[«previous next»] — Svargarohana in Natyashastra glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Bhismacaritam a critical study (kavya)

Svargārohaṇa (स्वर्गारोहण) is the name of a Mahākāvya (epic poem).—Accordingly, The Rāmāyaṇa and the Mahābhārata are found to be the original epics. The compiled, revised and researched forms of these two have originated the new tradition of epics. [...] The initial Mahākāvyas after the Rāmāyaṇa and the Mahābhārata were: [viz, ] Svargārohaṇa by Vararuci (350 B.C.) mentioned by Patanjali 4-3-101 as ‘Vārarucam-kāvyam’ and also by Samudra Gupta in his ‘Kṛṣṇacarita’.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Padma-purana

Svargārohaṇa (स्वर्गारोहण) refers to “climbing (the ladder) to heaven” and is associated with the river Gaṅgā, according to the Padmapurāṇa 5.85 (“Greatness of Vaiśākha”).—Accordingly:—“[...] She (i.e. Gaṅgā) has sprung up from the water (flowing) from the feet of Viṣṇu; she came (down) from Brahmā’s heaven. She is not tired (though flowing) in three streams, and she purifies the three worlds. She is a ladder for climbing to the heaven (svargārohaṇa-niḥśreṇī); she always gives joy; she removes the streams of many sins; she helps to surmount a difficulty. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Svargarohana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

svargārōhaṇa (स्वर्गारोहण).—n (S) Ascending to Swarg or heaven. Said of persons who endeavor to pass to the north of badrikā on the Himalaya, it being believed of such that they will be swallowed up in the snow;

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Svargarohana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Svargārohaṇa (स्वर्गारोहण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Ascending to heaven. E. svarga, and ārohaṇa going.

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

Svargārohaṇa (स्वर्गारोहण):—[from svarga > svar] n. ascension to h°, Name of [particular] funeral ceremonies, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Svargārohaṇa (स्वर्गारोहण):—[svargā+rohaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Ascending to heaven.

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Svargarohana 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Svargarohana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Svargārohaṇa (स्वर्गारोहण) [Also spelled swargarohan]:—(nm) ascendance into the heaven/paradise; death.

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