Duradarshin, Dura-darshin, Dūradarśin: 5 definitions

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Duradarshin 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.

The Sanskrit term Dūradarśin can be transliterated into English as Duradarsin or Duradarshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dūradarśin (दूरदर्शिन्).—a. farseeing, foresighted, prudent. (-m.)

1) a vulture.

2) a learned man.

3) a seer, prophet, sage.

Dūradarśin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dūra and darśin (दर्शिन्).

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

Dūradarśin (दूरदर्शिन्).—mfn. (-rśī-rśinī-rśi) Long-sighted, far-seeing, (literally or metaphorically.) m. (-rśī) 1. A Pandit, a learned man, a teacher. 2. A prophet, a seer. 3. A vulture. E. dūra far, and darśin who sees, from dṛś to see, with ṇini affix; also with kvip affix dūradṛś .

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

Dūradarśin (दूरदर्शिन्).—far-seeing, wise, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 87, 20.

Dūradarśin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dūra and darśin (दर्शिन्).

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

Dūradarśin (दूरदर्शिन्).—far-seeing (lit. & [figuratively]).

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

1) Dūradarśin (दूरदर्शिन्):—[=dūra-darśin] [from dūra] mfn. far-seeing

2) [v.s. ...] long-sighted ([figuratively]), [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a seer, prophet (cf. dīrgha-d)

4) [v.s. ...] a vulture, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a v° who was prime-minister of Citra-varṇa, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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. 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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