Dharmadeva: 4 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Dharmadeva (धर्मदेव).—(corresp. to Pali Dhammasena), name of a leading disciple of Buddha Maṅgala: Mahāvastu i.248.17; 252.7.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmadeva (धर्मदेव).—[masculine] the god of justice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmadeva (धर्मदेव):—[=dharma-deva] [from dharma > dhara] m. the god of justice, [Mahābhārata]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Full-text (+22): Maitri, Dharmavrita, Prabhata, Buddhi, Puranadrishtantashataka, Tushti, Sankalpa, Shambhunatha siddhantavagisha, Shvasa, Dharmavati, Sunrita, Yami, Medha, Kriya, Lamba, Titiksha, Pratyusha, Unchavritti, Shamyu, Dhriti.
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The Brihaddharma Purana (abridged) (by Syama Charan Banerji)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 46 - On the anecdote of Ṣaṣṭhī Devī < [Book 9]
Chapter 49 - On the anecdote of Surabhi < [Book 9]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 18 - Incarnations of Vāsudeva < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
Chapter 32 - Tāraka is Slain < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)