Dhoti, Dhotī: 4 definitions
Dhoti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.
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General definition (in Hinduism)
Dhotī (धोती) refers to the “lower garment”.
India history and geography
Dhoti refers to “[Dhotiyu/ Dhoti] A large unstitched lower garment similar of Hindu males”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Dhotī (धोती):—(nf) dhoti: —loin cloth worn by the Hindus; —[ḍhīlī honā] to be demoralised; to be scared out of wits; —[bigāḍanā] to be terribly scared, to have a run of loose motions.
Dhōti (ಧೋತಿ):—[noun] = ಧೋತ್ರ - [dhotra -] 1.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Dhotiyu.
Ends with: Cindhoti.
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Search found 26 books and stories containing Dhoti, Dhotī, Dhōti; (plurals include: Dhotis, Dhotīs, Dhōtis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 1.8.187 < [Chapter 8 - The Disappearance of Jagannātha Miśra]
Verse 2.44 < [Chapter 2 - The Lord’s Manifestation at the House of Śrīvāsa and the Inauguration of Saṅkīrtana]
Verse 2.23.259 < [Chapter 23 - Wandering about Navadvīpa On the Day the Lord Delivered the Kazi]
Pallava period (Social and Cultural History) (by S. Krishnamurthy)
Dressing style of Men < [Chapter 4 - Material Culture of the People]
Dressing style of commoners < [Chapter 4 - Material Culture of the People]
Dressing style of Upper-class men < [Chapter 4 - Material Culture of the People]
Jain Remains of Ancient Bengal (by Shubha Majumder)
Jain Tutelary Couple or Parents of the Tīrthaṅkaras < [Chapter 6 - Iconographic Study of Jaina Sculptural Remains]
Caubisi type of Candraprabha sculptures < [Chapter 6 - Iconographic Study of Jaina Sculptural Remains]
Images of Tīrthaṅkara Ajitanātha < [Chapter 6 - Iconographic Study of Jaina Sculptural Remains]
Śrī Kṛṣṇa-vijaya (by Śrī Gunaraja Khan)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.4.67 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha (the spiritual world)]
Puppetry in Assam (by Gitali Saikia)
Costume of puppets of Assam < [Chapter 4]
Folk Theatre (e): Bharigan < [Chapter 6]
Folk Theatre (d): Kushangan < [Chapter 6]