Dhar: 4 definitions


Dhar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

India history and geography

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Dhar is an archaeologically important site situated in Madhya Bharat Dhar, known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at the Dhar Museum is a broken piece of a big stone slab which contains fragments of a Prākṛt poem entitled Kodaṇḍa-kāvya, purporting to have been composed by the Paramāra king, Bhoja (1010-1055 A.D.). In characters of the 11th century.

There is also a pedestal of Viṣṇu image from Solkanpur which records the homage paid to the image (i.e., refers to its installation) by Silu, wife of Rāja-Nāgadeva. It is dated V.S. 1284, Phālguna vadi 12

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Dhar in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Dhar in Hindi refers in English to:——a Sanskrit suffix meaning he who or that which bears/carries/holds/sustains (e.g. [jaladhara, bhudhara], etc.); (nm) nominal form of [dharana; -pakada] mass arrests, searching and arrests, apprehensions, combing operations..—dhar (धर) is alternatively transliterated as Dhara.

2) Dhar in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) an edge; sharp edge; sharpness; current; flow; jet; an adjectival suffix meaning one who holds or supports (as [karnadhara]); ~[dara] sharp; —[dharana] to sharpen (as a knife, sword, etc); —[bamdhana] to flow non-stop; to flow out in a jet; —[ke samga tairana] to swim with the flowing side, to go afloat with the current; to take to an easy course..—dhar (धार) is alternatively transliterated as Dhāra.

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