Dharmaraj, Dharmarāj, Dharma-raj: 6 definitions
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Dharmarāj (धर्मराज्).—-m. an epithet of Yama.
Dharmarāj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and rāj (राज्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmarāj (धर्मराज्).—m. epithet of Yama, Yudhiṣṭhira, and of a king of the herons, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 7; [Draupadīpramātha] 8, 13; Mahābhārata 12, 6350.
Dharmarāj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and rāj (राज्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmarāj (धर्मराज्).—[masculine] king of justice, [Epithet] of Yama & Yudhiṣṭhira.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dharmarāj (धर्मराज्):—[=dharma-rāj] [from dharma > dhara] m. ‘king of justice’, Name of Yama, [Manu-smṛti; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] of Yudhi-ṣṭhira, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] of a king of the herons (son of Kaśyapa and an Apsaras), [Mahābhārata xii, 6350] (cf. rāja-dharman and dharmāṅga).
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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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Starts with: Dharmaraja, Dharmaraja Adhvarindra, Dharmaraja adhvarivara, Dharmaraja bhatta, Dharmarajabhatta, Dharmarajaci Bija, Dharmarajadhvarindra, Dharmarajadhvarivara, Dharmarajadikshita, Dharmarajadikshitiya, Dharmarajan, Dharmarajaniveshana, Dharmarajapurogama, Dharmarajaputra, Dharmarajata, Dharmarajatirtha, Dharmarajika, Dharmarajya.
Full-text: Dharmanga, Rajadharman.
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