Varaprasthana, Varaprasthāna, Vara-prasthana: 4 definitions

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Varaprasthana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

varaprasthāna (वरप्रस्थान).—n (S) The setting out of the bridegroom in formal procession towards the maṇḍapa of the bride; for the celebration of the nuptials.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varaprasthāna (वरप्रस्थान).—the setting out of the bridegroom in procession towards the house of the bride for the celebration of marriage.

Derivable forms: varaprasthānam (वरप्रस्थानम्).

Varaprasthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vara and prasthāna (प्रस्थान). See also (synonyms): varayātrā.

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

Varaprasthāna (वरप्रस्थान).—n.

(-naṃ) The setting out of a bridegroom towards the house of the bride for the celebration of marriage.

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

Varaprasthāna (वरप्रस्थान):—[=vara-prasthāna] [from vara] n. the setting out of a bridegroom in the procession towards the bride’s house, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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