Andhara, Andhāra, Amdhara: 4 definitions
Andhara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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andhāra (अंधार).—m sometimes andhārā m (andhakāra S) Darkness lit. fig. andhārīṃujēḍīṃ (sāṅgaṇēṃ, śikaviṇēṃ &c.) To tell darkly and openly; in plain language and by hints; in private and in public; in manifold ways and modes.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
andhāra (अंधार).—m Darkness.
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.
Andhāra (अन्धार).—(m. or nt.; § 3.118; = AMg. id., Sanskrit and Pali andhakāra), darkness: (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 61.3 saṃsārāndhāra- cārake, and 66.25 °cāriṇām (both verses, may be m.c.). Cf. next two.
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.
1) Aṃdhāra (अंधार) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Andhakāra.
2) Aṃdhāra (अंधार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Andhakāra.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Amdharaa, Andharagadata, Andharakondi, Andharakothadi, Andharanem, Andharasundari, Andharatri, Andharavasini.
Ends with (+52): Adhmatakandhara, Ajiyamdhara, Amtaragamdhara, Anuvelamdhara, Anuvelavandhara, Ashvakandhara, Asitakamdhara, Balandhara, Bandhara, Bodamdhara, Caucaki Pandhara, Caucakipandhara, Chandhara, Dashakandhara, Devagandhara, Dhandhara, Dhurandhara, Dirghakandhara, Gandhara, Gandu gandhara.
Full-text: Andhera, Andheri, Andherakondi, Andhakara, Andharanem, Tamahsundari, Gadaganca, Andharakondi, Diva, Andhari, Shailacarya, Pathya, Udhara, Dola.
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The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 25 - The Later Haihayas < [Chapter II - The Haihayas]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XX - Remonstration of pavana < [Book V - Upasama khanda (upashama khanda)]
Reviews < [July 1963]
Reviews < [October 1963]