Dasharathi, Dāśarathi: 12 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Dāśarathi can be transliterated into English as Dasarathi or Dasharathi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Dashrathi.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि).—A name of Rāma, who destroyed Rāvana and his clan.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 70. 48.
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General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Shodhganga: Historical setting of the vaisnava divyaksetras in the southern pandya country
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि).—Rāma of the race of Raghu and son of Daśaratha is called so. Normally events of the Rāmāyaṇa appear in a continuous array in temples of the Vijayanagara-Nāyaka time.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि) is an epithet for Rāma, the son of Aparājitā and Daśaratha, according to the Jain Ramayana and chapter 7.5 [The kidnapping of Sītā] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra: an ancient Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three illustrious persons in Jainism.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A son of Daśaratha in general R.1.44; अजीगणद्दाशरथं न वाक्यम् (ajīgaṇaddāśarathaṃ na vākyam) Bk.
2) Name of Rāma and his three brothers, but especially of Rāma; R. 12.45; प्रदीयतां दाशरथाय मैथिली (pradīyatāṃ dāśarathāya maithilī) Mahānāṭaka; यथा यथा दाशरथिर्धर्ममेवाश्रितोऽभवत् । तथा तथा प्रकृतयो रामं पतिमकामयन् (yathā yathā dāśarathirdharmamevāśrito'bhavat | tathā tathā prakṛtayo rāmaṃ patimakāmayan) || Rām.
Derivable forms: dāśarathiḥ (दाशरथिः).
See also (synonyms): dāśaratha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि).—i. e. daśaratha, see the last, + i, patronym. A descendant of Daśaratha, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 3, 11; 6, 19, 67.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि).—[masculine] descendant of Dacaratha, patron. of Rāma & Lakṣmaṇa, [dual] R. & L.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dāśarathi (दाशरथि):—[=dāśa-rathi] [from dāśa] m. a descendant of Daśa-ratha [patronymic] of Rāma, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] of Lakṣmaṇa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] of Caturaṅga, [Harivaṃśa 1697]
4) [v.s. ...] (with Jainas) Name of the 8th Black Vāsu-deva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] [dual number] Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa, [Rāmāyaṇa vi, 16, 97; Raghuvaṃśa xii, 76; xiv, 1.]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dāsarahi.
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Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि) [Also spelled dashrathi]:—(nm) son of [daśaratha]; Ram (the eldest son of [daśaratha]).
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Daśarathi (ದಶರಥಿ):—[noun] a kind of cloth, offered to another as a mark of respect.
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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