Duratikrama, Dur-atikrama: 8 definitions

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Duratikrama 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 127.
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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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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

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

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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

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

Duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम).—adj. 1. hard to be overcome, unconquerable, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 238. 2. difficult of accomplishment.

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

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

Duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम).—[adjective] difficult to be overcome or escaped.

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

1) Duratikrama (दुरतिक्रम):—[=dur-atikrama] [from dur] mfn. hard or difficult to be overcome, insurmountable, inevitable, [Manu-smṛti xi, 238; Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Brāhman (regarded as son of Śiva), [Vāyu-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Śiva

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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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