Carmara, Carmāra: 7 definitions

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Introduction:

Carmara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Charmara.

In Hinduism

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

Carmāra (चर्मार):—Another name for Śukatuṇḍa, which is a variety of Hiṅgūla (‘cinnabar’), a medicinal and alchemical drug, according to the Rasaprakāśasudhākara: a 13th century Sanskrit book on Indian alchemy, or, Rasaśāstra.

Rasashastra book cover
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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Carmāra (चर्मार).—A shoe-maker, a worker in leather, currier.

Derivable forms: carmāraḥ (चर्मारः).

See also (synonyms): carmaru.

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

Carmāra (चर्मार).—m.

(-raḥ) A worker in leather. E. carma and to go, with aṇ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Carmāra (चर्मार):—[from carma] m. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] = raka, [Bhāvaprakāśa v, 7, 101.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Carmāra (चर्मार):—(raḥ) 1. m. A shoe-maker.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Carmāra (चर्मार):—m. = carmakāra Schuhmacher [Jaṭādhara im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Carmāra (चर्मार):—m. Schuhmacher.

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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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