Dharatirtha, aka: Dhara-tirtha, Dhāratīrtha; 3 Definition(s)


Dharatirtha 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.

In Hinduism


Dhāratīrtha (धारतीर्थ).—On the northern bank of the Narmadā.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 190. 6.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

dhāratīrtha (धारतीर्थ).—n Properly dhārātīrtha.

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dhārātīrtha (धारातीर्थ).—n (S) Death in battle by the edge of the sword. An enviable fate to warriors, conducting them straight to svarga.

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

dhārātīrtha (धारातीर्थ).—n Death in battle by the edge of the sword.

(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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