Duradarshana, Dūradarśana, Dura-darshana: 6 definitions

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Duradarshana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Dūradarśana can be transliterated into English as Duradarsana or Duradarshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dūradarśana (दूरदर्शन).—n (S) Foresight or providence. 2 Long-sightedness.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dūradarśana (दूरदर्शन).—a. visible only from afar; अहो सनाथा भवतास्म यद्वयं त्रैविष्टपानामपि दूरदर्शनम् (aho sanāthā bhavatāsma yadvayaṃ traiviṣṭapānāmapi dūradarśanam) Bhāg.1.11.8.

Dūradarśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dūra and darśana (दर्शन).

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Dūradarśana (दूरदर्शन).—a. far-seeing.

-naḥ, m.

Dūradarśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dūra and darśana (दर्शन). See also (synonyms): dūradṛś.

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

Dūradarśana (दूरदर्शन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Foresight. 2. Long-sightedness. m.

(-naḥ) A vulture. E. dūra, and darśana seeing.

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

Dūradarśana (दूरदर्शन).—adj. hardly to be seen, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 1, 11, 8.

Dūradarśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dūra and darśana (दर्शन).

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

1) Dūradarśana (दूरदर्शन):—[=dūra-darśana] [from dūra] m. ‘far-seeing’, a vulture, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] n. long-sightedness

3) [v.s. ...] foresight, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] mfn. visible only from afar, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa i, 11, 8.]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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