Amarda, Āmarda: 5 definitions


Amarda 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

Source: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume XXXI (1955-56)

Amarda is the name of an ancient village.—According to the Bengali works on the life of Chaitanya, the saint reached Rēmuṇā after crossing the Suvarṇarēkhā via Jalesvar and Bansda. Of the intermediate stations mentioned in this connection, Amarda is a village in the Mayurbhanj District (former Mayurbhanj State).

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āmarda (आमर्द).—

1) Crushing.

2) Roughly handling; अर्धपीतस्तनं मातुरामर्द (ardhapītastanaṃ māturāmarda)ष्टकेशरम् (ṣṭakeśaram) Ś.7.14.

3) Pressing, squeezing.

4) Name of a town.

Derivable forms: āmardaḥ (आमर्दः).

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

Āmarda (आमर्द).—i. e. ā-mṛd + a, m. Pulling (as of hair), [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 173.

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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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