Gharma; 3 Definition(s)


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Gharma (घर्म).—A King of the Aṅga royal dynasty.

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

gharma (घर्म).—m (S) Sweat or perspiration. See the derivative ghāma.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

Gharma (घर्म).—a. [gharati aṅgāt; ghṛ-seke kartari mak ni° guṇaḥ Uṇ.1.146] Hot.

-rmaḥ 1 Heat, warmth; घर्मार्तं न तथा सुशीतलजलैः स्नानम् (gharmārtaṃ na tathā suśītalajalaiḥ snānam) H.1.93; U.3.5.

2) The hot season, summer; निःश्वासहार्यांशुकमाजगाम घर्मः प्रियावेशमिवोपदेष्टुम् (niḥśvāsahāryāṃśukamājagāma gharmaḥ priyāveśamivopadeṣṭum) R.16.49; U.2.9.

3) Sweat, perspiration; अघर्मघर्मोदक- बिन्दुमौक्तिकैरलंचकारास्य वधूरहस्करः (agharmagharmodaka- bindumauktikairalaṃcakārāsya vadhūrahaskaraḥ) Śi.1.58.

4) A cauldron, boiler.

5) Sunshine;

6) A cavity in the earth shaped like a boiler.

7) A hot day.

8) Ved. A sacrifice.

9) Juice.

1) Milk (of cows).

11) The प्रवर्ग्य (pravargya) ceremony.

12) A kind of deity; घर्मः स्यादातपे ग्रीष्मे प्रवर्ग्ये देवतान्तरे (gharmaḥ syādātape grīṣme pravargye devatāntare) |

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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