Adharacakra, aka: Ādhāracakra, Adhara-Cakra; 3 Definition(s)

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Adharacakra 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Adharachakra.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ādhāracakra (आधारचक्र).—Into this Hari enters.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XI. 12. 17.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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ādhāracakra (आधारचक्र).—n S In Hindu poetical anatomy. The base cakra, the hypogastric and pubic region. See cakra.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Ādhāracakra (आधारचक्र).—Name of a mystical circle on the posterior part of the body; Rasikaramaṇa.

Derivable forms: ādhāracakram (आधारचक्रम्).

Ādhāracakra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ādhāra and cakra (चक्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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. 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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