Tilodaka, Tila-udaka: 6 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Tilodaka (तिलोदक) represents the food taken in the month Āṣāḍha for the Anaṅgatrayodaśī-Vrata, according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, the Anaṅgatrayodaśī-vrata is observed in honour of Śiva for acquiring virtue, great fortune, wealth and for destruction of sins [...] This vrata is to be performed for a year from Mārgaśīra.—In Āṣāḍha, the tooth-brush is that of malatī-wood. The food taken is tilodaka. The deity to be worshipped is Umābhartṛ. The flowers used in worship are kadaṃba. The naivedya offerings is pañcakhadya. The result  accrued equals puṇḍarīka.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tilodaka (तिलोदक).—water with sesamum seed offered to the dead as a libation; एते यदा मत्सुहृदोस्तिलापः (ete yadā matsuhṛdostilāpaḥ) Bhāg.1.12.15; श्राद्धानि नोऽधिभुजे प्रसभं तनूजैर्दत्तानि तीर्थसमयेऽप्यपिबत्तिलाम्बु (śrāddhāni no'dhibhuje prasabhaṃ tanūjairdattāni tīrthasamaye'pyapibattilāmbu) Bhāg.7.8.45; Ś.3; तेषो दत्त्वा तु हस्तेषु सपवित्रं तिलोकदम् (teṣo dattvā tu hasteṣu sapavitraṃ tilokadam) Ms.3.223.

Derivable forms: tilodakam (तिलोदकम्).

Tilodaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tila and udaka (उदक). See also (synonyms): tilāp, tilāmbu.

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

Tilodaka (तिलोदक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Sesamum seeds and water, as an oblation. E. tila, and udaka water.

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

Tilodaka (तिलोदक).—n. water with sesame, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 223.

Tilodaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tila and udaka (उदक).

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

Tilodaka (तिलोदक).—[neuter] = tilāmbu.

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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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