Lohabhihara, aka: Loha-abhihara, Lohābhihāra; 1 Definition(s)


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Lohābhihāra (लोहाभिहार).—Name of a military ceremony resembling नीराजन (nīrājana) q. v.; लोहाभिसारो निर्वृत्तः कुरुक्षेत्रमकर्दमम् (lohābhisāro nirvṛttaḥ kurukṣetramakardamam) Mb.5.16.93.

Derivable forms: lohābhihāraḥ (लोहाभिहारः).

Lohābhihāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms loha and abhihāra (अभिहार). See also (synonyms): lohābhisāra.

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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