Dharmatantra: 3 definitions
Dharmatantra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dharmatantra (धर्मतन्त्र).—A son of Haihaya and father of Kīrti.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 94. 4.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dharmatantra (धर्मतन्त्र):—[=dharma-tantra] [from dharma > dhara] n. sg. and [plural] the beginning and end of the law, summum jus, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a man, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) n. Sg. und Pl. Anfang und Ende des Gesetzes , summum jus [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra 13,11.18,24.32.] [Mahābhārata 1,105,50.3,183,63.5,29,21.188,20.] —
2) m. Nomen proprium eines Mannes [VP.².4,54.]
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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Gautama Dharmasūtra (by Gautama)
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)