Vasantotsava, aka: Vasanta-utsava; 3 Definition(s)
Vasantotsava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geogprahy
Vasanta-utsava.—(BL), spring festival. Note: vasanta-utsava is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Vasantotsava (वसन्तोत्सव).—the vernal festival, spring-festivities, formerly held on the full-moon day of Chaitra, but now on the full-moon day of Phālguna, and identified with the Holi festival.
Derivable forms: vasantotsavaḥ (वसन्तोत्सवः).
Vasantotsava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vasanta and utsava (उत्सव).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-vaṃ) The celebration of the return of spring, formerly held on the full-moon of Chaitra, but now on the full-moon of Phalguna, being identified with the Dola-yatra or Holi. E. vasanta and utsava a festival.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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