Kanthadharana, Kantha-dharana, Kanthādhāraṇa: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kanthādhāraṇa (कन्थाधारण).—wearing a patched garment, as practised by some Yogins.

Derivable forms: kanthādhāraṇam (कन्थाधारणम्).

Kanthādhāraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kanthā and dhāraṇa (धारण).

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

Kanthādhāraṇa (कन्थाधारण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Wearing a garment of patch-work, the practice of some Yogis. E. kanthā, and dhāraṇa wearing.

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

Kanthādhāraṇa (कन्थाधारण):—[=kanthā-dhāraṇa] [from kanthā] n. wearing a patched garment (as practised by certain Yogins).

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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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