Umamaheshvaravrata, Umāmaheśvaravrata, Uma-maheshvaravrata: 5 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Umāmaheśvaravrata can be transliterated into English as Umamahesvaravrata or Umamaheshvaravrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Umamaheshvaravrata in Purana glossary
Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Umāmaheśvaravrata (उमामहेश्वरव्रत) or simply Umāmaheśvara refers to type of Vrata (“religious observances”), according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, the Umāmaheśvara-vrata is described in the Saurapurāṇa 43.1-17. The Sūta gives the tradition of receiving knowledge about this vrata. In the past it was told by Śaṅkara to Pārvatī and Skanda. Skanda imparted it to Agastya and the latter instructed it to Vyāsa and from Vyāsa the Sūta received this knowledge. About the efficacy of this vrata it is said that it destroys all sins and bestows dharma, artha, kāma and mokṣa.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Umamaheshvaravrata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Umāmaheśvaravrata (उमामहेश्वरव्रत).—N.of a particular observance.

Derivable forms: umāmaheśvaravratam (उमामहेश्वरव्रतम्).

Umāmaheśvaravrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms umā and maheśvaravrata (महेश्वरव्रत).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Umāmaheśvaravrata (उमामहेश्वरव्रत) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Rice. 92.
—from Skandapurāṇa. Taylor. 1, 33. 417.

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

Umāmaheśvaravrata (उमामहेश्वरव्रत):—[=umā-maheśvara-vrata] [from umā] n. Name of a particular observance, [Bhaviṣya-purāṇa, khaṇḍa 1 & 2: bhaviṣya-purāṇa & bhaviṣyottara-purāṇa]

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Umamaheshvaravrata 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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