Antarvasa, Antarvāsa: 3 definitions

Introduction

Antarvasa 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Antarvāsa (अन्तर्वास).—A place in ancient India. (Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 59, Verse 17).

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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

[«previous (A) next»] — Antarvasa in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

antarvāsa (अंतर्वास).—m (S) Dwelling within, in the secret deep of one's spirit (i. e. in the Divine essence). A profession of the Yogi. antarvāsī a That so dwells within.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

antarvāsa (अंतर्वास).—m Dwelling within–in the secret deep of one's spirit.

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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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