Dvadashakara, Dvādaśakara: 5 definitions
Dvadashakara 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 Dvādaśakara can be transliterated into English as Dvadasakara or Dvadashakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) 1. A name of Vrihaspati. 2. A name of Kabtikeya. E. dvādaśa twelve, and kara a hand or ray.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dvādaśakara (द्वादशकर):—[=dvā-daśa-kara] [from dvā-daśa > dvā] m. ‘12-handed or 12-rayed’, Name of Kārttikeya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] of Bṛhas-pati or the planet Jupiter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Dvādaśākāra (द्वादशाकार):—[from dvā-daśa > dvā] ([Divyāvadāna]) mfn. having 12 shapes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvādaśakara (द्वादशकर):—[dvādaśa-kara] (raḥ) 1. m. A name of Vrihashpati or Kārtikeya.
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