Natidura, Nātidūra: 7 definitions


Natidura 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Nātidūra (नातिदूर) refers to “not too far” (distance of building), according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [while describing the construction of residence for initiates]—“[...] The residence for the initiates should be built not too far (nātidūra) from water. Initiates should live in a fine, unpolluted place. The residence should have one, two, or three rooms. Or a four-roomed residence should be built, according to funding. A pleasing hiraṇyanābha or sukṣetra may be built”.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nātidūra (नातिदूर).—a. Not very far or distant.

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

Nātidūra (नातिदूर).—[adjective] not too far; [ablative], & [locative] [adverb], as [preposition] [with] [ablative] or [genetive]

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

Nātidūra (नातिदूर):—[=nāti-dūra] [from nāti > na] mfn. n° t° far or distant, (am, [Hitopadeśa]; e or āt, [Rāmāyaṇa] with [ablative] or [genitive case]) not far away (ra-ga mfn. n° t° distant, [Kathāsaritsāgara]; ra-nirīkṣin mfn. not seeing very far, [Rāmāyaṇa]; ra-vartin mfn. not abiding v° f°, [Vṛṣabhānujā-nāṭikā, by Mathurā-dāsa]; ra-sthita mfn. idem, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa])

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Natidura in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nātidūra (ನಾತಿದೂರ):—[noun] the state or quality of being near; nearness in space; proximity.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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