Dharmapradhana, Dharmapradhāna, Dharma-pradhana: 6 definitions

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Dharmapradhana 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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[«previous next»] — Dharmapradhana in India history glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Dharma-pradhāna.—(EI 21; CII 4), head of the religious department; cf. Dharm-ādhyakṣa and Dharmakarm-ādhikārin. Note: dharma-pradhāna 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

[«previous next»] — Dharmapradhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmapradhāna (धर्मप्रधान).—a. eminent in piety; धर्मप्रधानं पुरुषं तपसा हतकिल्बिषम् (dharmapradhānaṃ puruṣaṃ tapasā hatakilbiṣam) Ms.4.243.

Dharmapradhāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and pradhāna (प्रधान).

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

Dharmapradhāna (धर्मप्रधान).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Eminent in piety. E. dharma, and pradhāna chief.

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

Dharmapradhāna (धर्मप्रधान).—adj. loving justice, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 243. Niṣprº, i. e.

Dharmapradhāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and pradhāna (प्रधान).

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

Dharmapradhāna (धर्मप्रधान).—[adjective] devoted to duty (lit. having [drama] as chief object).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dharmapradhāna (धर्मप्रधान):—[=dharma-pradhāna] [from dharma > dhara] mfn. eminent in piety, [Manu-smṛti iv, 243.]

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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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