Dharmadhikaranin, Dharmādhikaraṇin, Dharma-adhikaranin: 5 definitions


Dharmadhikaranin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Dharm-ādhikaraṇin.—(HD), a judge. See Matsya Purāṇa, 215. 24. The reading is Dharm-ādhikaraṇa in some manuscripts. Note: dharm-ādhikaraṇin is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmādhikaraṇin (धर्माधिकरणिन्).—m. a judge, magistrate.

Dharmādhikaraṇin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and adhikaraṇin (अधिकरणिन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dharmādhikaraṇin (धर्माधिकरणिन्).—m. (-ṇī) A judge, a sovereign, an administrator of the law. E. dharmādhikaraṇa, and affix ini .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dharmādhikaraṇin (धर्माधिकरणिन्):—[dharmā+dhikaraṇin] (ṇī) 5. m. A judge.

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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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