Lohacaraka, Lohacāraka, Loha-caraka: 3 definitions

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Lohacaraka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Lohacharaka.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lohacaraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lohacāraka (लोहचारक).—Name of a hell; असिपत्रवनं चैव लोहदारकमेव च (asipatravanaṃ caiva lohadārakameva ca) Ms.4. 9.

Derivable forms: lohacārakaḥ (लोहचारकः).

Lohacāraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms loha and cāraka (चारक). See also (synonyms): lohadāraka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lohacāraka (लोहचारक).—[masculine] a cert. hell.

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

Lohacāraka (लोहचारक):—[=loha-cāraka] [from loha] m. Name of a hell, [Manu-smṛti iv, 90] ([varia lectio] -dāraka).

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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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