Darana, Dāraṇā, Daraṇa, Dāraṇa: 16 definitions


Darana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

1) Daraṇa (दरण):—Cracks, Fissure

2) Dāraṇa (दारण):—[dāraṇaṃ] Cracks, Fissure

Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

Daraṇa (दरण) (lit. “one who breaks nuts”) is a synonym (another name) for the Parrot (Śuka), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Daraṇa (दरण, “opening”) (Cf. Vidaraṇa) refers to “opening”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 5), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If the lunar eclipse should commence at the eastern point and terminate at the western point of the disc, the termination is known as jaraṇa (decaying): mankind will be afflicted with hunger and with wars: where then will they go for protection? If the middle of the eclipsed disc should first begin to clear, the termination is known as madhyavidaraṇa (central opening): there will be anger at heart and prosperity over the land but not much rain. If the edge should first begin to clear all round, while there is darkness in the centre, the termination is known as antavidaraṇa (terminal opening): Madhyadeśa or Central Provinces will suffer, and the crops of Śarat will be injured”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dāraṇā (दारणा).—m (Or dārūṇā) Scaldhead.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dāraṇā (दारणा).—m Scaldhead.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daraṇa (दरण).—Breaking, splitting.

Derivable forms: daraṇam (दरणम्).

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Dāraṇa (दारण).—[dṝ-ṇic yuc]

1) Splitting, tearing, rending, opening, cleaving.

2) The fruit of the clearing-nut plant.

-ṇī Name of Durgā.

Derivable forms: dāraṇam (दारणम्).

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

Dāraṇa (दारण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. The clearing nut plant, (Strychnos potatorum.) 2. Tearing, rending, dividing. E. dṝ to tear, affixes ṇic and yuc karaṇe lyuṭ vā .

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

Dāraṇa (दारण).—i. e. dṛ10 + ana, I. adj., f. ṇī. 1. Splitting, Mahābhārata 6, 5594. 2. f. ṇī, Epithet of Durgā, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 10246. Ii. n. 1. Bursting, [Suśruta] 1, 25, 17. 2. A means for opening, [Suśruta] 1, 132, 9.

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

Daraṇa (दरण).—[neuter] cleaving, rending, bursting.

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Dāraṇa (दारण).—[feminine] ī bursting, tearing, splitting ([genetive] or —°); [neuter] the act of bursting etc. [feminine] ī [Epithet] of Durgā.

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

1) Daraṇa (दरण):—[from dara] n. cleaving, rending, breaking, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra, xiii; Kauśika-sūtra; ṢaḍvBr. v, 3; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] falling away (of flesh), [Suśruta v, 1, 50.]

3) Dāraṇa (दारण):—[from dāra] mf(ī)n. tearing, splitting, rending (w. [genitive case] or ifc.), [Mahābhārata]

4) [from dāra] n. the act of tearing etc.

5) [v.s. ...] bursting, flying open

6) [v.s. ...] a means of opening, [Suśruta]

7) [v.s. ...] the clearing-nut plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Dāraṇa (दारण):—(ṇaṃ) 1. n. The clearing nut plant; tearing, dividing.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dāraṇa (दारण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dālaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Darana in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ḍaranā (डरना):—(v) to fear/dread, to be afraid/frightened.

2) Ḍarānā (डराना):—(v) to frighten, to terrify.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Daraṇa (ದರಣ):—[noun] an archaic monetary coin (equal to a fourth of a varaha).

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Daraṇa (ದರಣ):—[noun] the act, process or an instance of splitting, tearing or breaking.

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Dāraṇa (ದಾರಣ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of splitting, rending or cleaving.

2) [noun] a taking or throwing out.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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