Daundubha: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Daundubha 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: academia.edu: The Yoga of the Mālinīvijayottaratantra

Daundubha (दौन्दुभ) refers to one of the ten kinds of sounds (śabda) according to the Matsyendrasaṃhitā.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ḍauṇḍubha (डौण्डुभ).—i. e. ḍuṇḍubha + a, n. The body of a ḍuṇḍubha, Mahābhārata 1, 1006.

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

Ḍauṇḍubha (डौण्डुभ).—[adjective] lizard-like (cf. ḍuṇḍubha).

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

Ḍauṇḍubha (डौण्डुभ):—mfn. belonging to a ḍuṇḍubha, [Mahābhārata i, 1006.]

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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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