Durvara, Durvāra, Dur-vara: 8 definitions


Durvara 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)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Durvāra (दुर्वार).—Son of King Suratha of Kuṇḍalanagara. When Suratha captured the yajñāśva (sacrificial horse) of Śrī Rāma Śātrughna clashed with him. Durvāra also was present on the occasion. (Padma Purāṇa, Pātāla khaṇḍa, Chapter 49).

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

durvāra (दुर्वार).—a (S) Difficult of prevention, inavertible. 2 Irrestrainable or ungovernable.

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

durvāra (दुर्वार).—a Difficult of prevention, in a vertible.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Durvāra (दुर्वार).—a. irresistible, unbearable; R.14.87; किं चायमरिदुर्वारः पाणौ पाशः प्रचेतसः (kiṃ cāyamaridurvāraḥ pāṇau pāśaḥ pracetasaḥ) Ku.2.21.

Durvāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and vāra (वार). See also (synonyms): durvāraṇa.

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

Durvāra (दुर्वार).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Irresistible, not to be prevented or checked. E. dur and vāra preventing. duḥkhena vāryate asau dur + vāri-karmaṇi khal .

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

Durvāra (दुर्वार).—and durvāraṇa durvāraṇa, i. e. dus-vṛ + a or ana, adj. Difficult to be stopped, irresistible, Mahābhārata 7, 344; [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 14004.

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

Durvāra (दुर्वार).—[adjective] difficult to be checked or stopped, irresistible.

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

Durvāra (दुर्वार):—[=dur-vāra] [from dur] mfn. hard to be restrained, irrepressible, irresistible, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (-tva n., [Suśruta])

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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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