Parikrama, Parikramā: 14 definitions

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Parikrama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Parikrama (परिक्रम).—The same as परक्रम (parakrama); doubling (द्वित्व (dvitva)) of a subsequent consonant as for example the doubling of स् (s) in इर्मन् स्स्याम (irman ssyāma) ; cf. सान्तःस्थादौ धारयन्तः परक्रमं (sāntaḥsthādau dhārayantaḥ parakramaṃ) (v. I. परिक्रमं (parikramaṃ)) R.Pr. XIV. 23.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition

Parikramā (परिक्रमा) refers to:—(1) circumambulation; (2) the path that encircles a sacred tract of land, such as Vṛndāvana or Vraja. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikrama in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parikrama (परिक्रम).—m S parikramaṇa n S Walking round or about. 2 Walking for pleasure; strolling, sauntering, roving, rambling.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

parikrama (परिक्रम).—m parikramaṇa n Walking round or about. Walking for pleasure; strolling.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikrama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parikrama (परिक्रम).—

1) Roaming about, moving about; द्रुतपदमभियातुमिच्छितानां गगनपरिक्रमलाघवेन तासाम् (drutapadamabhiyātumicchitānāṃ gaganaparikramalāghavena tāsām) Kirātārjunīya 1.2.

2) Roaming, walking or passing over.

3) Circumambulating.

4) Walking for pleasure.

5) Series, order.

6) Succession.

7) Penetrating.

8) Following the course of a river down from its source to its mouth and then on the other bank upto its source again; MW.

Derivable forms: parikramaḥ (परिक्रमः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parikrama (परिक्रम).—m.

(-maḥ) 1. Walking, going. 2. Walking round or about, circumambulating, going about. 3. Roaming about. 4. Series, order. E. pari about, around, krama going, bhāve ghañ aff.

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

Parikrama (परिक्रम).—[pari-kram + a], m. 1. Walking for pleasure. 2. Walking round, Mahābhārata 4, 1701. 3. Succession, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 214 (see Lois.).

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

Parikrama (परिक्रम).—[masculine] ṇa [neuter] walking about, roaming.

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

1) Parikrama (परिक्रम):—[=pari-krama] [from pari-kram] m. roaming about, circumambulating, walking through, pervading, [Mahābhārata; Purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] transition, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya] ([varia lectio] parā-kr)

3) [v.s. ...] following the course of a river down from its source to its mouth and then on the other bank up to its source again, [Religious Thought and Life in India 348]

4) [v.s. ...] succession, series, order, [Lāṭyāyana; Kauśika-sūtra; Manu-smṛti iii, 214] (read āvṛt-parikramam)

5) [v.s. ...] a remedy, medicine, [Caraka]

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

Parikrama (परिक्रम):—[pari-krama] (maḥ) 1. m. Walking about.

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Parikrama 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikrama in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Parikramā (परिक्रमा):—(nf) revolution; going round; —[karanā] to go round the idol of a deity or a holy place etc.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikrama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parikrama (ಪರಿಕ್ರಮ):—

1) [noun] the act of proceeding, going, moving in an orderly manner.

2) [noun] a turning round (as in dancing).

3) [noun] a going round a deity, temple, etc. in worship.

4) [noun] a truce entered into between two kings or nations, in which one would give to another a substantial portion of his wealth.

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