Dasharathi, Dāśarathi: 11 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dasharathi in Purana glossary
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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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dasharathi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dāśarathi (दाशरथि).—

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.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dasharathi 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

[«previous next»] — Dasharathi in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dāśarathi (दाशरथि) [Also spelled dashrathi]:—(nm) son of [daśaratha]; Ram (the eldest son of [daśaratha]).

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dasharathi in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Daśarathi (ದಶರಥಿ):—[noun] a kind of cloth, offered to another as a mark of respect.

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