Lohabhihara, Lohābhihāra, Loha-abhihara: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Lohābhihāra (लोहाभिहार) or Lohābhisāra.—m.

(-raḥ) Lustration of arms, ceremonies performed on the ninth of the light-half of the month Ashwin; formerly a celebration observed by princes before opening a campaign, but now confined to the domestic decoration and worship of the soldier’s weapon. E. loha a weapon, abhi about, sṛ to go, or hṛ to take, aff. ghañ .

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Lohābhihāra (लोहाभिहार).—m.

(-raḥ) Lustration of arms. E. loha, a weapon, abhi about, hṛ to take, aff. ghañ; also lohābhisāra .

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

Lohābhihāra (लोहाभिहार):—[from loha] m. = nīrājana q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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