Duratikrama, aka: Dur-atikrama; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम).—A son of Suhotri, the avatār of the Lord.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 127.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम).—a S Difficult to be overcome or surmounted. 2 Difficult of accomplishment or attainment.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम).—a Difficult to be overcome or surmounted. Difficult of accomplish- ment or attainment.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम).—a. difficult to be overcome or conquered, unconquerable; सर्वं तु तपसा साध्यं तपो हि दुरति- क्रमम् (sarvaṃ tu tapasā sādhyaṃ tapo hi durati- kramam) Ms.11.2.38; स्वभावो दुरतिक्रमः (svabhāvo duratikramaḥ) 'nature cannot be changed'; स्वजातिर्दुरतिक्रमा (svajātirduratikramā) Pt.1.

2) insurmountable, impassable; B. R.6.18-19.

3) inevitable.

-maḥ an epithet of Viṣṇu.

Duratikrama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and atikrama (अतिक्रम).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम).—mfn.

(-maḥ-mā-maṃ) 1. Difficult to be suppressed or overcome, insuperable, unconquerable. 2. Difficult of performance or accomplishment. E. dur, and atikrama overcoming.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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