Margadarshaka, Mārgadarśaka, Marga-darshaka: 3 definitions


Margadarshaka 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.

The Sanskrit term Mārgadarśaka can be transliterated into English as Margadarsaka or Margadarshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mārgadarśaka (मार्गदर्शक).—a guide.

Derivable forms: mārgadarśakaḥ (मार्गदर्शकः).

Mārgadarśaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mārga and darśaka (दर्शक).

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

Mārgadarśaka (मार्गदर्शक).—[masculine] guide (way-shower).

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

Mārgadarśaka (मार्गदर्शक):—[=mārga-darśaka] [from mārga > mārg] m. ‘way-shower’, a guide, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

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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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