Mritahara, Mṛtahāra, Mrita-hara: 5 definitions
Mritahara 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 Mṛtahāra can be transliterated into English as Mrtahara or Mritahara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Mṛtahāra (मृतहार).—Untouchables, pollution of.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 14. 88.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mṛtahāra (मृतहार).—a carrier of the dead.
Derivable forms: mṛtahāraḥ (मृतहारः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mṛtahāra (मृतहार):—[=mṛta-hāra] [from mṛta > mṛ] m. a carrier of the dead, one who bears a corpse to the funeral pyre, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Mṛtahāra (मृतहार):—[(mṛta + hāra)] m. Leichenträger [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 35, 36.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mṛtahāra (मृतहार):—und harin m. Leichenträger.
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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