Mahar: 9 definitions
Mahar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
One of the Hands of The Seven Upper Worlds.—Mahar: the Patāka hand twisted upwards is applicable.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Mahar in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Zea mays in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Zea mays var. japonica (Van Houtte) A.W. Wood (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· A Manual of Botany for the Northern States (1818)
· Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1891)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1821)
· Makinoa (1947)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
· Escritos (1923)
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) The fourth of the seven worlds which rise one above the other from the earth (being between svar and janas); (maharloka also in this sense).
2) A kind of व्याहृति (vyāhṛti) q. v.
See also (synonyms): mahas.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahar (महर्).—and maharloka mahar -loka (mahar for mahan, akin to mahant, or anomal. for mahas), m. The abode of the saints who survive a destruction of the world; it is said to be situated above the polar star, Weber, Ind. St. ii. 178; cf. 213; [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in
Mahar (महर्).—[masculine] [Name] of a cert. world.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mahar (महर्):—[from mah] a ind. (for mahas) the fourth of the seven worlds which rise one above the other (supposed to be the abode of those saints who survive a destruction of the world, [Purāṇa; Vedāntasāra]; cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 55 n. 2]).
2) b etc. See p. 794, col. 3.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Mahar in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) wedding gift in cash or kind given by the husband to the wife amongst the Mohammedans..—mahar (महर) is alternatively transliterated as Mahara.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+251): Maha-arbuda, Mahar nachni, Mahara, Maharabbhaka Lena, Maharabhadavi, Maharada, Maharaga, Maharagajala, Maharagama, Maharagwe, Maharaha, Maharahadola, Maharaharati, Maharahulovada Sutta, Maharaj, Maharaja, Maharaja shyamasah shankara, Maharaja-bappa-svamin, Maharaja-mata, Maharaja-pitamahi.
Ends with: Gulmahar.
Full-text (+61): Maharloka, Cokhamela, Nayakada, Nayakavada, Nayakavadi, Maharapora, Maharjagat, Mahar nachni, Esakara, Maharagajala, Loka, Maharaporaga, Maharashisola, Maharamaharaki, Kathivala, Maharavada, Hadaki, Gramanetra, Hadola, Maharavi.
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Abhinaya-darpana (English) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.1.10-11 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.2.42 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 2.2.64 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Notes on the fourteen worlds < [Notes]
Chapter 2 - The description of the city of Śiva < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]
Chapter 6 - The Kalpas and Manvantaras: their duration < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)