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Krama, 3 Definition(s)

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Krama (क्रम).—One of the ten branches of the Sukarmaṇa group of devas.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 88; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 93.
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1) krama—(in dramatic language) attainment of the object desired (or according to to others "noticing of any one's affection")

2) krama—"progressing step by step", a peculiar manner or method of reading and writing Vedic texts.

3) krama—a position taken (by an animal etc.) before making a spring or attacking.

4) krama—(in rhetoric) a kind of simile (in which the comparisons exhibited correspond to each other in regular succession)

5) krama—according to order or rank or series.

6) krama—custom, rule sanctioned by tradition.

other: diet, hereditary descent, method, occasion, power, the foot, the way, order, a step

Added: 04.Jul.2015 | Sanskrit Dictionary: Hinduism
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Krama is a Sanskrit term roughly meaning "gradually", "chronology", "custom" or "diet".

Added: 04.Jul.2015 | Wisdom Library: Hinduism
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