Hindudharma, Hindu-dharma, Himdudharma: 3 definitions

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Hindudharma 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hindudharma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hindudharma (हिन्दुधर्म).—the Hindu religion.

Derivable forms: hindudharmaḥ (हिन्दुधर्मः).

Hindudharma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hindu and dharma (धर्म).

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

Hindudharma (हिन्दुधर्म):—[=hindu-dharma] [from hindu] m. the Hindū religion, [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hindudharma in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hiṃdūdharma (ಹಿಂದೂಧರ್ಮ):—[noun] '[more appropriately Sanātana Dharma] the common system of life in India, expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad-Gita, etc., being an extremely inclusive one which encompasses many schools of philosophy (as Atheism, Buddhism, Jainism, etc.) and theology, many popular cults, and a large pantheon symbolising the many attributes of a single god, which finally lead to a single Para Brahma, the Absolute and Supreme Being.'

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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