Dasharathi, Dāśarathi: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Dāśarathi can be transliterated into English as Dasarathi or Dasharathi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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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context information

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-English dictionary

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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: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dāśarathi (दाशरथि).—[masculine] descendant of Dacaratha, patron. of Rāma & Lakṣmaṇa, [dual] R. & L.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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