Dharmakarya, aka: Dharmakārya, Dharma-karya; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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dharmakārya (धर्मकार्य).—n (S) dharmakṛtya n (S) A religious or a moral act; a good work. (Digging a well, building a temple &c.) 2 Any religious observance, ceremony, or rite.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dharmakārya (धर्मकार्य) [-kṛtya, -कृत्य].—n A religious or a charitable act; a good work.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Dharmakārya (धर्मकार्य).—

1) any act of duty or religion, any moral or religious observance, a religious act or rite.

2) virtuous conduct.

Derivable forms: dharmakāryam (धर्मकार्यम्).

Dharmakārya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and kārya (कार्य). See also (synonyms): dharmakriyā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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