Dharadhara, Dharādhara, Dhara-dhara, Dhārādhara: 14 definitions
Dharadhara 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.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Dharādhara (धराधर) refers to a type of temple (prāsāda) classified under the group named Lalita, according to Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 56. The Lalita group contains twenty-five out of a sixty-four total prāsādas (temples) classified under four groups in this chapter. The Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra is an 11th-century encyclopedia dealing with various topics from the Vāstuśāstra.
Dharādhara is mentioned in another group (Sāndhāra) from the same list in the Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 56. This group contains 9 unique temple types.
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
Dharādhara (धराधर) is synonymous with Mountain (śaila) and is mentioned in a list of 24 such synonyms according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains [viz., Dharādhara], jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dharādhara (धराधर) [or री, rī].—f (dharaṇēṃ by redup.) A violent and hurried seizing and apprehending (as of offenders.)Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
dharādhara (धराधर) [or rī, or री].—f A violent and hurried seizing and apprehending (as of offenders)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a mountain.
2) an epithet of Viṣṇu or Kṛṣṇa.
3) of Śeṣa. °इन्द्रः (indraḥ) Name of Himālaya; Śiśupālavadha 1.5.
Derivable forms: dharādharaḥ (धराधरः).
Dharādhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharā and dhara (धर).
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1) holder of streams, a cloud; धातः किं नु विधौ विधातुमुचितो धाराधराडम्बरः (dhātaḥ kiṃ nu vidhau vidhātumucito dhārādharāḍambaraḥ) Bv.1.4.
2) a sword.
Derivable forms: dhārādharaḥ (धाराधरः).
Dhārādhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhārā and dhara (धर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) 1. A name of Vishnu. 2. A mountain. E. dharā the earth, and dhara who or what sustains. viṣṇau, parvate, anante ca .
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(-raḥ) 1. A cloud. 2. A sword. E. dhārā rain or an edge, and dhara what has.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharādhara (धराधर).—I. adj. holding, supporting the earth, Mahābhārata 13, 6860. Ii. m. a mountain, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 35, 24;
Dharādhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharā and dhara (धर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharādhara (धराधर).—[adjective] & [masculine] = dharaṇidhara.
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Dhārādhara (धाराधर).—[masculine] cloud (water-bearer).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Dhārādhara (धाराधर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dharādhārā (धराधारा):—[from dhara] a f. ‘support of the mountains’, the earth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Dharādhara (धराधर):—[=dharā-dhara] [from dharā > dhara] m. ‘earth-bearer’, Name of Viṣṇu or Kṛṣṇa, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) Dharādharā (धराधरा):—[=dharā-dharā] [from dharā-dhara > dharā > dhara] f. mountain, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
4) Dharādhārā (धराधारा):—[from dharā > dhara] b (rādh) f. the earth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) Dhārādhara (धाराधर):—[=dhārā-dhara] [from dhārā > dhāra] 1. dhārā-dhara m. ‘water-bearer’, a cloud, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.
6) [=dhārā-dhara] [from dhārā] 2. dhārā-dhara m. sword, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dharādhara (धराधर):—[dharā-dhara] (raḥ) 1. m. A name of Vishnu; a mountain; a tortoise.
2) Dhārādhara (धाराधर):—[dhārā-dhara] (raḥ) 1. m. A cloud; a sword.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Dhārādhara (ಧಾರಾಧರ):—[noun] a cloud.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Partial matches: Dhara.
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