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 (?).
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.
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.
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.
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Sanskrit-English 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: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dāśarathi (दाशरथि).—[masculine] descendant of Dacaratha, patron. of Rāma & Lakṣmaṇa, [dual] R. & L.
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Section 8 - Ayodhyā-māhātmya < [Book 2 - Vaiṣṇava-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 18 - Incarnations of Vāsudeva < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 7: Winning of Jitapadmā < [Chapter V - The kidnapping of Sītā]
Part 2: Break between Rāvaṇa and Bibhīṣaṇa < [Chapter VII - The killing of Rāvaṇa]
Part 14: Contest for Sītā < [Chapter IV - The, birth, marriage, and retreat to the forest of Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 3 - The Precursors of the Viśiṣṭādvaita Philosophy < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
Part 1 - The Aḻagiyas from Nāthamuni to Rāmānuja < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
Part 2 - Rāmānuja < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 241 - Paraśurāma’s Story < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 6 - Happy End of the Story of Mādhava and Sulocanā < [Section 7 - Kriyāyogasāra-Khaṇḍa (Section on Essence of Yoga by Works)]