Vararoha, Varārohā, Varāroha, Vara-aroha: 8 definitions

Introduction

Vararoha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Varārohā (वरारोहा).—The goddess enshrined at Someśvara.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 43.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

varārohā : (f.) handsome woman.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Varāroha refers to: (1) state elephant Vv 51 (=varo aggo seṭṭho āroho ti varāroho VvA. 35); (2) (f.) a noble lady J. VI, 562 (Maddī varārohā rājaputtī). (Page 602)

Note: varāroha is a Pali compound consisting of the words vara and āroha.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varāroha (वरारोह).—a. having fine hips. (-haḥ) 1 an excellent rider.

2) a rider on an elephant or horse.

3) mounting, riding.

- an elegant or a beautiful woman; कामं कुरु वरा- रोहे देहि मे परिरम्भणम् (kāmaṃ kuru varā- rohe dehi me parirambhaṇam) Māl.6.11.

Varāroha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vara and āroha (आरोह).

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

Varāroha (वरारोह).—m.

(-haḥ) 1. An elephant driver. 2. Mounting, riding. 3. A rider on an elephant or horse. f.

(-hā) 1. A handsome or elegant woman. 2. The hip or flank. E. vara excellent, āroha mounting, &c.

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

Varāroha (वरारोह).—[feminine] ā having fair hips or buttocks.

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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. 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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