Dvarin, Dvārin, Dvari: 13 definitions
Dvarin 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Dvārin (द्वारिन्) refers to a “statue at the main entrance”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.38 (“Description of the dais or maṇḍapa”).—Accordingly, as Himavat prepared the wedding of Menā and Śiva: “[...] Beautiful representations of gatekeepers with uplifted bows in their hands appeared like real originals. The statue (dvārin) of Mahālakṣmī at the main entrance appeared like the goddess just emerged from the milk-ocean. It was because all the characteristics were complete. Elephants with their mahouts and horses with their riders were so natural that none would say that they were artificial. [...]”.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dvārin (द्वारिन्).—m. A porter, door-keeper.
See also (synonyms): dvārika.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvārin (द्वारिन्).—m. (-rī) A porter, a warder, a door-keeper. E. dvāra, and ini aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvari (द्वरि).—[adjective] obstructing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvarin (द्वरिन्).—[adjective] obstructing.
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Dvārin (द्वारिन्).—[masculine] = [preceding] [masculine]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dvari (द्वरि):—mfn. ([from] √dvṛ) obstructing, [Ṛg-veda i, 52, 3] ([Sāyaṇa])
2) Dvārī (द्वारी):—[from dvāra > dvāḥ] f. door, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dvarin (द्वरिन्):—mfn. ([from] √dvṛ) obstructing, [Ṛg-veda i, 52, 3] ([Sāyaṇa])
2) Dvārin (द्वारिन्):—[from dvārika > dvāḥ] m. d°-keeper, [Mahābhārata i.4906.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvārin (द्वारिन्):—(rī) 5. m. A porter.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Dvārin (द्वारिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Duvāri.
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