Dikkarin, Dish-karin: 6 definitions
Dikkarin 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dikkarin (दिक्करिन्).—m. one of the eight elephants said to guard and preside over the eight cardinal points; (see aṣṭadiggaja); दिग्दन्तिशेषाः ककुभश्चकार (digdantiśeṣāḥ kakubhaścakāra) Vikr.7.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dikkarin (दिक्करिन्).—m. an elephant of a quarter or point of the compass, one of the eight supporting the globe, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 8, 10, 24.
Dikkarin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms diś and karin (करिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dikkarin (दिक्करिन्).—[masculine] elephant of a region (myth.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dikkarin (दिक्करिन्):—[=dik-karin] [from dik > diś] m. ‘elephant of the q°’, one of the mythical elephants which stand in the four or eight quarters of the sky and support the earth, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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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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