Badarishaila, aka: Badarīśaila, Badari-shaila; 2 Definition(s)

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Badarishaila 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.

The Sanskrit term Badarīśaila can be transliterated into English as Badarisaila or Badarishaila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Badarīśaila (बदरीशैल).—a rocky eminence at Badarī.

Derivable forms: badarīśailaḥ (बदरीशैलः).

Badarīśaila is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms badarī and śaila (शैल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Badarīśaila (बदरीशैल).—n.

(-laṃ) A part of the Himalaya range, and a celebrated place of pilgrimage; the Badrinath of modern travellers, or a town and temple on the west bank of the Alakananda river, in the province of Srinagar. E. badarī the jujube and śaila mountain; also badarīvana n.

(-naṃ) The wood of jujubes, &c.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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