Sadharma: 11 definitions

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Sadharma 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

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Sadharma (सधर्म) refers to “(one who is) virtuous”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 15) (“On the nakṣatras—‘asterisms’”), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “Those who are born on the lunar day of Uttarāṣāḍha will be chief ministers or wrestlers; will keep elephants and horses, will be religious; will be men of principles; soldiers; happy and of bright appearance. Those who are born on the lunar day of Śravaṇa will be cunning, of active habits, efficient workmen, bold, virtuous (sadharma), god-fearing and truthful”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sadharma (सधर्म).—a (S) Of the same religion or faith, a coreligionist. 2 Of the same quality or property.

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

sadharma (सधर्म).—a Having the same property.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sadharma (सधर्म).—The same nature or qualities; गृहीतनरलोकसधर्मं भगवन्तम् (gṛhītanaralokasadharmaṃ bhagavantam) Bhāgavata 5.4.4.

Derivable forms: sadharmaḥ (सधर्मः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sādharma (साधर्म).—(nt.; to Sanskrit sadharma plus -a), = (if not error for) Sanskrit sādharmya, likeness, resemblance: Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 110.9, 10; 276.1.

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

Sadharma (सधर्म).—1. [masculine] equal nature, similarity.

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Sadharma (सधर्म).—2. [adjective] equal, similar; honest, virtuous.

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

1) Sadharma (सधर्म):—[=sa-dharma] [from sa > sa-dhana] m. the same nature or qualities, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. having the same nature or qualities, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] subject to, the same law, equal, like, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (also maka, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]])

4) [v.s. ...] virtuous, honest, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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Sadharma 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sadharma (सधर्म):—[[~rmā, ~rmī]] (nm and a) (a) co-religionist; who follows the same religion.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sadharma (ಸಧರ್ಮ):—

1) [adjective] acting in a just, upright, virtuous manner.

2) [adjective] adhering devoutly or piously to one’s religious tenets.

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Sadharma (ಸಧರ್ಮ):—

1) [noun] the quality of acting in a just, upright, virtuous manner.

2) [noun] the act, quality or fact of adhering to one’s religious tenets.

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Sadharma (ಸಧರ್ಮ):—

1) [noun] common and equal quallity or characteristic.

2) [noun] a man whose observances (either social or religious) are similar or almost similar to that of another.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Sadharma (सधर्म):—adj. having similar natures or ritual and religious duties; n. one of the same community (as another); a co-religionist;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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