Dasharatra, Daśarātra, Dashan-ratra: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Daśarātra can be transliterated into English as Dasaratra or Dasharatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daśarātra (दशरात्र).—a period of ten nights.

-traḥ a particular sacrifice lasting for ten days.

Derivable forms: daśarātram (दशरात्रम्).

Daśarātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and rātra (रात्र).

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

Daśarātra (दशरात्र).—n.

(-traṃ) A period of ten days and nights. E. daśa, and rātra for rātri night.

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

Daśarātra (दशरात्र).—[adjective] lasting ten days; [masculine] such a festival.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Daśarātra (दशरात्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Sv. Oppert. 1463. Proceed. Asb. 1869, 139.

2) Daśarātra (दशरात्र):—Sv. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 35.

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

1) Daśarātra (दशरात्र):—[=daśa-rātra] [from daśa] mfn. lasting 10 days, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiii; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra xxi]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a 10 days' ceremony, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra xxiii; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a 10 days' ceremony (forming the chief part of the Dvādaśāha), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xii; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] 10 days, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra,xxv; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Kauśika-sūtra; Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Manu-smṛti; Rāmāyaṇa (n., iii, 2, 12); Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

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

Daśarātra (दशरात्र):—[daśa-rātra] (traṃ) 1. n. Ten nights.

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