Yugadi, Yugādi: 8 definitions
Yugadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: archive.org: South Indian Festivities (astronomy)
Yugādi (युगादि).—It is also said that the Chaitravishu day or the opening day of the first fortnight of the waxing moon was the occasion chosen by Brahma to launch the visible world of ours into being. Hence this first day of creation is also given the name ‘yugadhi’ or the beginning of a yuga.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Yuga-ādi.—(CII 4; IA 18), name applied to certain tithis; day of the commencement of a yuga; e. g. Vaiśākha-sudi 3, regarded as the commencement of the Kṛta-yuga. Note: yuga-ādi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
yugādi (युगादि).—m (S) The commencement of a yuga.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
yugādi (युगादि).—m The commencement or a yuga.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yugādi (युगादि).—[masculine] the beginning of (an age of) the world.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yugādi (युगादि):—[from yuga > yuj] m. the commencement of a Yuga, the beginning of the world, [Catalogue(s)]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Yugādi (युगादि):—(yuga + ā) m. der Anfang eines Yuga, Weltanfang [Oxforder Handschriften 87,a,43.] kṛt Bez. Śiva’s [Śivanāmasahasra]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Yugadi-tithi, Yugadideva, Yugadikrit, Yugadijina, Yugadipurusha, Yugadi-parvan, Karttika, Arkasankrama, Gajacchaya, Vaishakha, Yugadisha, Vaidhritivasara, Vishti, Vyatipata, Nabhasya, Magha.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Yugadi, Yugādi, Yuga-adi, Yuga-ādi; (plurals include: Yugadis, Yugādis, adis, ādis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 146 - The Greatness of Asmāhaka Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 51 - Glorification of Dānadharma < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 217 - Śrāddha: Proper Time, Eligible Brāhmaṇa etc. < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]