Dandadharana, Daṇḍadhāraṇa, Danda-dharana: 7 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) carrying a staff (as by a Brahmachārin).
2) following the order of a mendicant.
3) infliction of punishment.
Derivable forms: daṇḍadhāraṇam (दण्डधारणम्).
Daṇḍadhāraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daṇḍa and dhāraṇa (धारण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) 1. Punishment. 2. Carrying a staff. 3. Following the order of a mendicant. E. daṇḍa, and dhāraṇa having.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Daṇḍadhāraṇa (दण्डधारण).—n. punishment, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 17, 34.
Daṇḍadhāraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daṇḍa and dhāraṇa (धारण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Daṇḍadhāraṇa (दण्डधारण).—[neuter] the carrying a staff ([ritual or religion]). the wielding a rod i.e. employing force, chastising, punishment.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Daṇḍadhāraṇa (दण्डधारण):—[=daṇḍa-dhāraṇa] [from daṇḍa] n. carrying a staff, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra ii, 5, 11]
2) [v.s. ...] applying the rod, punishment, [Mahābhārata i, iii; Rāmāyaṇa iv.]
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Ends with: Tridandadharana.
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