Dharmavidhi, Dharma-vidhi: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmavidhi (धर्मविधि).—a legal precept or injunction; एष धर्मविधिः कृत्स्नश्चातुर्वर्ण्यस्य कीर्तितः (eṣa dharmavidhiḥ kṛtsnaścāturvarṇyasya kīrtitaḥ) Manusmṛti 1.131.

Derivable forms: dharmavidhiḥ (धर्मविधिः).

Dharmavidhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and vidhi (विधि).

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

Dharmavidhi (धर्मविधि).—f.

(-dhiḥ) Course of law, legal precepts or injunctions. E. dharma, and vidhi manner.

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

Dharmavidhi (धर्मविधि).—[masculine] theory of law.

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

Dharmavidhi (धर्मविधि):—[=dharma-vidhi] [from dharma > dhara] m. course of l° legal precept or injunction, [Manu-smṛti x, 131.]

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

Dharmavidhi (धर्मविधि):—[dharma-vidhi] (dhiḥ) 2. f. Course of law.

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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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