Dohala, Dohaḷa, Ḍohāla: 13 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Dohala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Dohaḷa can be transliterated into English as Dohala or Dohalia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism

Ḍohāla (डोहाल) is the town associated with Amara, who was one of the twelve princes born to Kuṃkumā, consort to Mīnanātha, who is the incarnation of Siddhanātha in the fourth yuga, belonging to the Pūrvāmnāya (‘eastern doctrine’) tradition of Kula Śaivism, according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya. Siddhanātha incarnates as a Kaula master in each of the four yugas. Amara was one of the six princes having the authority to teach.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dohaḷa : (m.) longing of a pregnant woman; strong desire.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Dohaḷa, (Sk. dohada & daurhṛda, of du+hṛd, sick longing, sickness, see hadaya. Lüders Gōttinger GelehrteNachrichten 1898, 1 derives it as dvi+hṛd) (a) the longing of a pregnant woman J.III, 28, 333; DhA.I, 350; II, 139.—(b) intense longing, strong desire, craving in general J.II, 159, 433; V, 40, 41; VI, 263, 308; DhA.II, 86 (dhammika d.). (Page 332)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍōhaḷā (डोहळा).—sometimes ḍōhāḷā m (daurhṛda or dōhada S) The longings of pregnant women. Pr. pōrācēṃ cinha ḍōhaḷyāvarūna ōḷakhāvēṃ. 2 Unreasonable lingering after and hankering gen. v purava, pura. bhikēcā ḍō0 aṭhaviṇēṃ To play pranks or indulge whimsies so that men augur approaching beggary.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ḍōhaḷā (डोहळा).—m The longings of pregnant women. Unreasonable longing after.

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ḍōhaḷā (डोहळा).—m The longings of pregnant women. Unreasonable longing after.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dohala (दोहल).—See दोहद (dohada); वृथा वहसि दोहलम् (vṛthā vahasi dohalam) (v. l.) ललितकामिसाधारणम् (lalitakāmisādhāraṇam) M.3.16.

Derivable forms: dohalaḥ (दोहलः).

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

Dohala (दोहल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. Wish, desire. 2. Longing. f. (-lī) The Asoka tree. E. doha satisfaction, and la what gets: see dohada .

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

Dohala (दोहल).—dohala = dohada, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 33, 8.

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

Dohala (दोहल).—[masculine] = dohada.

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

1) Dohala (दोहल):—[from dohada] = dohada etc.

2) [v.s. ...] [according to] to Luders [from] duhalī = dvihṛd, ‘pregnant’.

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

Dohala (दोहल):—(laḥ) 1. m. Wish.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Dohala (दोहल):—

1) m. = dohada und auch daraus entstanden [ŚABDĀRTHAK. im Śabdakalpadruma] aśoka [Mālavikāgnimitra 33, 8. 47.] aśoka yadi sadya eva mukulairna saṃpatsyase mudhā vahasi dohalaṃ lalitakāmisādhāraṇam [52.] pūraya dohalamasya [54.] —

2) f. ī der Aśoka - Baum [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] Man hätte ein m. dohalin erwartet.

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Dohala (दोहल):—

2) unsere Hdschr. [10, 55] dohadin m.

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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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