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[«previous next»] — Andhatamas in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Andhatamas (अन्धतमस्):—[karmadharaya compound] n.

(-maḥ) Great darkness. [Accord. to Pāṇiṇi this form would not be correct, as he wants the compound to become andhatamasa; it occurs however in the following introductory verse of the comm. on the Kirātārjunīya: taddivyamavyayaṃ dhāma sārasvatamupāsmahe . yatprasādātpralīyante mohāndhatamasaśchaṭāḥ. (Comp. andhakārasañcaya.)] E. andha and tamas.

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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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