Vararoha, aka: Varārohā, Varāroha, Vara-aroha; 3 Definition(s)

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

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 43.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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varārohā : (f.) handsome woman.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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