Dhumapatha, Dhūmapatha, Dhuma-patha: 5 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhūmapatha (धूमपथ).—

1) a sacrifice.

2) seeking salvation by religious works; (karmamārga); जगर्ह सामर्षविपन्नया गिरा शिवद्विषं धूमपथश्रमस्मयम् (jagarha sāmarṣavipannayā girā śivadviṣaṃ dhūmapathaśramasmayam) Bhāg.4.4.1.

3) an air-hole, a window.

Derivable forms: dhūmapathaḥ (धूमपथः).

Dhūmapatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhūma and patha (पथ).

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

Dhūmapatha (धूमपथ).—[masculine] sacrifice (lit. path of smoke).

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

Dhūmapatha (धूमपथ):—[=dhūma-patha] [from dhūma > dhū] m. ‘way of sm°’, sacrifice, seeking salvation by works, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (= karmamārga [Scholiast or Commentator])

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dhūmapatha (धूमपथ):—(dhūma + patha) m. der Weg des Rauches so v. a. Opfer: śramasmaya [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 4, 10.] [BURN.] : dont la pratique des sacrifices avait exalte l'orgueil. — Vgl. dhūmavartman .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dhūmapatha (धूमपथ):—m. Opferhandlung. = karmamārga Comm.

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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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