Dharmasana, aka: Dharmāsana, Dharma-asana; 5 Definition(s)

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India history and geogprahy

Dharm-āsana.—(EI 26; SII 3, 13; SITI), a court of justice; cf. Tamil daṉm-āsanam (EI 22), the seat of justice; a law-court. Note: dharm-āsana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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dharmāsana (धर्मासन).—n S The throne of justice; the seat of the judge; the bench.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dharmāsana (धर्मासन).—n The throne of justice; the seat of the judge.

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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Dharmāsana (धर्मासन).—the throne of justice, judgmentseat, tribunal; न संभावितमद्य धर्मासनमध्यासितुम् (na saṃbhāvitamadya dharmāsanamadhyāsitum) Ś.6; धर्मासनाद्विशति वासगृहं नरेन्द्रः (dharmāsanādviśati vāsagṛhaṃ narendraḥ) U.1.7.

Derivable forms: dharmāsanam (धर्मासनम्).

Dharmāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and āsana (आसन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmāsana (धर्मासन).—(nt.; = Pali dhammāsana), preacher's seat (used by him in preaching): Śikṣ 355.8.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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