Dhatturaka, Dhattūraka, Dhattūrakā: 5 definitions

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Dhatturaka 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Dhatturaka in Shaivism glossary
Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study (shaivism)

Dhattūraka (धत्तूरक) refers to one of the various leaves and flowers used in the worship of Śiva, according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—The text refers the following flowers and leaves to be offered to Lord Śiva [viz., Dhattūraka][...]. It is stated that if a person offers these flowers to Lord Śiva, planting himself, the Lord Himself receives those flowers.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhatturaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhattūraka (धत्तूरक) or Dhattūrakā (धत्तूरका).—The white thorn-apple (Mar. dhotarā).

Derivable forms: dhattūrakaḥ (धत्तूरकः).

See also (synonyms): dhattūra.

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

1) Dhattūraka (धत्तूरक):—[from dhattūra] m.

2) Dhattūrakā (धत्तूरका):—[from dhattūra] f.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dhattūraka (धत्तूरक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dhūttīraya.

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Dhatturaka in German

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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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