Gariman: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gariman (गरिमन्).—m.

1) Weight, heaviness; Śiśupālavadha 9.49.

2) Importance, greatness, dignity; निरतिशयं गरिमाणं तेन जनन्याः स्मरन्ति विद्वांसः (niratiśayaṃ garimāṇaṃ tena jananyāḥ smaranti vidvāṃsaḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.3.

3) Worth, excellence.

4) One of the eight siddhis or faculties of Śiva, by which he can make himself heavy or great at will; see सिद्धि (siddhi).

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

Gariman (गरिमन्).—m.

(-mā) 1. Weight, heaviness. 2. Venerableness. E. guru and imanic aff.

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

Gariman (गरिमन्).—i. e. guru + iman (cf. guru), m. Heaviness, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 49 2. The magical faculty of making one’s self as heavy as one lists, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 3, 18. 3. Dignity, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 36. 4. A most venerable person, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 5, 21.

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

Gariman (गरिमन्).—[masculine] heaviness, weight, importance, dignity, power.

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

1) Gariman (गरिमन्):—m. ([from] guru, [Pāṇini 6-4, 157]) heaviness, weight, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa viii, x; Śiśupāla-vadha ix, 49]

2) one of the 8 Siddhis of Śiva (making himself heavy at will), [Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā [Introduction] 15; Yoga-sūtra iii, 46 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) importance, dignity, venerableness, [Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

4) a venerable person (as Rudra), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 5, 21.]

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

Gariman (गरिमन्):—(mā) 5. m. Weight.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Gariman (गरिमन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Garima.

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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 (even English!). 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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