Dashavarga, Daśavarga, Dashan-varga: 5 definitions


Dashavarga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Daśavarga can be transliterated into English as Dasavarga or Dashavarga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Daśavarga (दशवर्ग).—the double five classes of अमात्य, राष्ट्र, दुर्ग, कोश (amātya, rāṣṭra, durga, kośa) and दण्ड (daṇḍa); वेत्ता च दशवर्गस्य स्थानवृद्धिक्षयात्मनः (vettā ca daśavargasya sthānavṛddhikṣayātmanaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.57.18 (com. 'amātyarāṣṭradurgāṇi kośo daṇḍaśca pañcamaḥ' iti prakṛtipañcakaṃ svapakṣe parapakṣe ceti daśako vargaḥ).

Derivable forms: daśavargaḥ (दशवर्गः).

Daśavarga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and varga (वर्ग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Daśavarga (दशवर्ग).—adj. or subst. (= Pali dasavagga), consisting of a group of ten; a quorum of ten (monks); required according to Pali Vin. i.319.33 (compare 31) normally, ‘in the middle regions,’ for ordination: Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.205.11 ff., compare 203.16 ff.; Mahāvastu i.2.15 daśavargena gaṇena upasaṃpadā (q.v.); Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 18b.5 bhikṣūṇāṃ daśavarge maṇḍalake (see s.v. dvādaśavarga); certain sins to be confessed before such a group, Śikṣāsamuccaya 169.1 āpattir daśavarge ṛjukena deśayitavyā.

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

Dāsavarga (दासवर्ग).—m. all the servants, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 246.

Dāsavarga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dāsa and varga (वर्ग).

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

1) Daśavarga (दशवर्ग):—[=daśa-varga] [from daśa] m. a collection of 10 [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra xxii]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. forming a collection of 10 [Divyāvadāna i, 325.]

3) Dāsavarga (दासवर्ग):—[=dāsa-varga] [from dāsa > dās] m. the whole collection of slaves or servants, [Manu-smṛti]

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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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