Avarohana, Avarohaṇa: 5 definitions
Avarohana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Alighting, descending.
Derivable forms: avarohaṇam (अवरोहणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) 1. Alighting, descending. 2. Mounting. E. ava before ruha to mount, lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avarohaṇa (अवरोहण):—[=ava-rohaṇa] [from ava-ruh] mf(ī)n. alighting, descending, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] n. descending, alighting from ([ablative] [Mahābhārata i, 462], or in [compound] [Kathāsaritsāgara])
3) [v.s. ...] (in music = ava-roha) descending from a higher tone to a lower one [commentator or commentary] on [Mṛcchakaṭikā]
4) [v.s. ...] the place of descending, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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