Parisamcara, Parisaṃcara: 4 definitions



Parisamcara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parisamchara.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Parisaṃcara (परिसंचर).—Time of universal destruction. -a. Vagrant.

Derivable forms: parisaṃcaraḥ (परिसंचरः).

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

1) Parisaṃcara (परिसंचर):—[=pari-saṃ-cara] mfn. (√car) roving about, vagrant, [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘a very difficult pass or defile’, a critical period, [Vāyu-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Parisaṃcara (परिसंचर):—(pa + saṃ) m. viell. ein überaus schwieriger Durchgang, eine schwer zu überwindende Zeit: trividhaḥ sarvabhūtānāṃ kīrtyate parisaṃcaraḥ . anāvṛṣṭirbhāskarācca ghoraḥ saṃvartako nalaḥ . mogho hyekārṇavāṃyustathā rātrirmahātmanaḥ (verdorben) [Vāyupurāṇa] in [Oxforder Handschriften 49,b,9. fgg.]

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Parisaṃcara (परिसंचर):—(von car mit parisam) adj. am Ende eines comp. sich umtreibend [Bharata] [NĀṬY. 20, 42.]

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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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