Dehantara, aka: Deha-antara, Dēhāntara, Dehāntara; 3 Definition(s)


Dehantara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Dehantara in Marathi glossaries]

dēhāntara (देहांतर).—n (S Another body.) Another form, or assumption of another form, of existence. v kara, ghē.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēhāntara (देहांतर).—n Another form of existence.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Dehantara in Sanskrit glossaries]

Dehāntara (देहान्तर).—another body; किं नु तद् दुष्कृतं कर्म पुरा देहान्तरे कृतम् (kiṃ nu tad duṣkṛtaṃ karma purā dehāntare kṛtam) Rām.7.24.15. °प्राप्तिः (prāptiḥ) f. transmigration.

Derivable forms: dehāntaram (देहान्तरम्).

Dehāntara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deha and antara (अन्तर).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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