Dharayantra, Dharāyantra, Dhara-yantra, Dhārāyantra: 6 definitions
Dharayantra 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: nathi.ru: The Amanaska Yoga
Dharāyantra (धरायन्त्र):—The name for a yogic practice similar to ‘Rādhāyantra’ (or, ‘yantra of success’). ‘Dharāyantra’ is understood by Professor White to be ‘vidyādharayantra’; with the ‘ā’ of dharāyantra being a corruption of the word, dhara.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dhārāyantra (धारायन्त्र).—a fountain, jet (of water); धारायन्त्रजलाभिषेककलुषे धौताञ्जने लोचने (dhārāyantrajalābhiṣekakaluṣe dhautāñjane locane) Amaru.124; धारायन्त्र- विमुक्तसंततपयः पूरप्लुते सर्वतः (dhārāyantra- vimuktasaṃtatapayaḥ pūraplute sarvataḥ) Ratn.1.1.
Derivable forms: dhārāyantram (धारायन्त्रम्).
Dhārāyantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhārā and yantra (यन्त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntraṃ) A scent bottle, a sprinkling vase or ewer, a sort of censer. E. dhārā, and yantra an instrument. dhārāyāḥ prasravārthaṃ yantram . (phoyārā)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhārāyantra (धारायन्त्र).—n. a water-spout, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 79, 11.
Dhārāyantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhārā and yantra (यन्त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhārāyantra (धारायन्त्र).—[neuter] water-machine, fountain.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhārāyantra (धारायन्त्र):—[=dhārā-yantra] [from dhārā > dhāra] n. ‘water-machine’, a fountain, [Kāvya literature]
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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Starts with: Dharayantragriha.
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