Vaijayantimala, aka: Vaijayantīmālā; 1 Definition(s)


Vaijayantimala means something in Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

vaijayantīmālā (वैजयंतीमाला).—f (S) pop. -māḷā or -māḷa f A necklace of Vishn̤u. It consists of five precious stones referred respectively as their source to the five elements; viz. diamond, from ākāśa or ether, ruby, from agni or fire, topaz, from vāyu or air, pearl, from jala or water, sapphire, from pṛthvī or earth. Ex. varī ḍōlē vaijayantīmāḷa ||.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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