Dharmaviplava, aka: Dharma-viplava; 2 Definition(s)

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Dharmaviplava (धर्मविप्लव).—violation of duty, immorality.

Derivable forms: dharmaviplavaḥ (धर्मविप्लवः).

Dharmaviplava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and viplava (विप्लव).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmaviplava (धर्मविप्लव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Immorality, wickedness. E. dharma, and viplava submersion.

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