Nishcara, Niścara: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Niścara can be transliterated into English as Niscara or Nishcara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Nishchara.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Niścara (निश्चर).—(Paulastya)—a sage of the epoch of the III Sāvarṇa Manu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 79.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Niścara (निश्चर).—adj. (to Sanskrit niścarati), coming forth, issuing (of sounds): ime ślokāś ca niścarāḥ Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 22.2.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niścara (निश्चर):—[=niś-cara] [from niś-car] m. Name of one of the Saptarṣis in the 2nd Manv-antara, [Harivaṃśa]
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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
Niścara (निश्चर):—(a) see [niścala]; (nm) an invariant; hence ~[tā] (nf).
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The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 13 - Description of the Future Manvantaras < [Book 8 - Eighth Skandha]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 1 - Description of the dissolution of the Universe (a) < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]