Daṇḍadhara, aka: Dandadhara; 1 Definition(s)
Daṇḍadhara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Daṇḍadhara can be transliterated into English as Dandadhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Daṇḍadhara (दण्डधर).—Manu, the wielder of daṇḍa; also kings.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 57. 58; 85. 8.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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