Dvarapa, Dvārapa, Dvara-pa: 4 definitions
Dvarapa 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Dvārapa (द्वारप, ‘door-keeper’) is only found in a metaphorical sense in the Aitareya-brāhmaṇa (i. 30), where Viṣṇu is called the ‘doorkeeper’ of the gods, and in the Chāndogya-upaniṣad.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dvārapa (द्वारप).—a door-keeper, porter, warder.
-paḥ Name of Viṣṇu.
Derivable forms: dvārapaḥ (द्वारपः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvārapa (द्वारप).—[masculine] door-keeper, servant.
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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