Kamari, aka: Kamarī, Kāmāri, Kama-ari; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Kamari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

1) Kāmāri (कामारि) or Kāmārimūrti refers to one of the twenty-eighth forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Vātulāgama: twenty-eighth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgama. The forms of Śiva (eg., Kāmāri) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

2) Kāmāri is also listed among the sixteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Dīptāgama: the sixth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas.

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)
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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

kamarī (कमरी).—a (kamara) Strained or weakened in the loins.

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

Kāmāri (कामारि).—

1) an epithet of Śiva; ते समेत्य तु कामारिं त्रिपुरारिं त्रिलोचनम् (te sametya tu kāmāriṃ tripurāriṃ trilocanam) Rām.7.6.3.

2) a mineral substance.

Derivable forms: kāmāriḥ (कामारिः).

Kāmāri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāma and ari (अरि).

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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