Abhisari, Abhisāri, Abhisarī, Abhisārī: 9 definitions


Abhisari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Abhisārī (अभिसारी).—Arjuna conquered this city, which was one of the ancient cities of India, in the course of his Digvijaya (conquest of the world).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Abhisārī (अभिसारी) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.24.18) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Abhisārī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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India history and geography

Source: archive.org: The Geographical Dictionary of Ancient and Mediaeval India

Abhisāri.—Hazara (country), the Abisaros of tho Greeks : it forms tho north-western district of tho Peshawar division. It was conquered by Arjuna [(Mahābhārata), Sabhā-Parva, ch. 27; JASB. (1852) p. 23-1]. But Dr. Stein identifies tho kingdom of Abhisārā with tho tract of tho lower and middle hills between tho Vitastā (Jhelum) and Chandrabhāgā (Chonab) including tho state of Rājāpuri (Rajaurī) in Kāśmīra.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhisarī (अभिसरी) or Abhisari (अभिसरि).—f.

1) Following; असुरपुरवधे गच्छन्त्यभिसरीम् (asurapuravadhe gacchantyabhisarīm) Pratimā 3.7.

2) Going out to help; गत्वा पूर्वं स्वसैन्यैरभिसरिसमये स्वं समानैर्विमानैः (gatvā pūrvaṃ svasainyairabhisarisamaye svaṃ samānairvimānaiḥ) Pratimā 4.17.

Derivable forms: , abhisariḥ (अभिसरिः).

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

Abhisārī (अभिसारी):—[=abhi-sārī] [from abhi-sāra > abhi-sṛ] f. Name of a town, [Mahābhārata ii, 1027.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhisārī (अभिसारी):—See under abhisāra.

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Abhisari in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Abhisārī (अभिसारी):—(a) convergent.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Abhisāri (ಅಭಿಸಾರಿ):—[adjective] converging; tending to converge or characterised by convergence; convergent.

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Abhisāri (ಅಭಿಸಾರಿ):—

1) [noun] = ಅಭಿಸಾರಿಕೆ [abhisarike].

2) [noun] one who marches, with an army, against an enemy.

3) [noun] that which is characterised by convergence.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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