Dharmacarin, Dharmacārin: 7 definitions
Dharmacarin 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Dharmacārin (धर्मचारिन्).—(1) name of a devaputra: Lalitavistara 204.5; 205.17; 209.2, 8; (2) name of one of the 4 devatās of the Bodhivṛkṣa: Lalitavistara 401.22.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmacārin (धर्मचारिन्).—adj. virtuous, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 2, 19.
Dharmacārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and cārin (चारिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmacārin (धर्मचारिन्).—[adjective] virtuous (cf. [preceding]); [feminine] ṇī a (virtuous) wife.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dharmacārin (धर्मचारिन्):—[=dharma-cārin] [from dharma > dhara] mfn. observing the l°, fulfilling one’s duties, virtuous, dutiful, moral, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] of a Deva-putra, [Lalita-vistara]
4) [v.s. ...] of a deity of the Bodhi tree, [ib.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmacārin (धर्मचारिन्):—[dharma-cārin] (rī-riṇī-ri) a. Virtuous. f. A virtuous woman or wife.
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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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Story of how Dharmarakta sacrifices himself for a stanza < [Chapter XXVII - The Virtue of Exertion]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 35 - Śiva-sahasranāma: the thousand names of Śiva < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)