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माहात्म्य

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A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
माहा°त्म्य  n. n. (fr.महा-त्मन्) magnanimity, highmindedness, [MBh.]; [Kāv.] &c.
exalted state or position, majesty, dignity, ib.
the peculiar efficacy or virtue of any divinity or sacred shrine &c., [W.] (cf.[RTL. 433])
देवी-म्°   a work giving an account of the merits of any holy place or object, [W.] (cf. &c.)

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
माहात्म्य  n.  (-त्म्यं)
1. Majesty, greatness, might.
2. The peculiar efficacy or virtue of any divinity or sacred shrine, &c.
3. A work, giving an account of the merits of any holy place or object.
E. महात्मन् great, ष्यञ् aff.

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
Greatness, grandeur, glory, illustriousness, majesty. 2 A narration of heroic or marvelous deeds; a legend, a romance, an epic. 3 A sort of religious calendar or view of the months; an account of the acts of merit appropriate and of the degrees of meritoriousness arising. Thus each of the twelve months has a माहात्म्य. 4 The name of a Purán̤.
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महिमा ; मोठेपणा ; थोरवी ; प्रभाव ; तेज . निज - पद - विभवाचें काय माहात्म्य आहे । - नरहरि गंगारत्नमाला ( नवनीत पृ . ४२६ ).
शौर्याचें , अदभुत कृत्याचें वर्णन ; दंतकथा , वीरचरित्र .
चैत्रादि महिन्यांत करावयाचीं पुण्यकर्मे व त्यापासून मिळणारें पुण्य यांचें वर्णन ज्यांत आहे असे बारा महिन्यांतील प्रत्येक महिन्यासंबंधीं वर्णनपर ग्रंथ . उदा० वैशाखमाहात्म्य , ज्येष्ठमाहात्म्य इ० .
पुराण ; वर्णनपरग्रंथ . उदा० देवीमाहात्म्य ; तापीमाहात्म्य . [ सं . ]
Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
  Greatness, glory. A legend.

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