Varca, Vārca, Var-ca: 8 definitions
Varca 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 Varcha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Varca (वर्च).—The Rākṣasa presiding over the month of Tapasya.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 40.
1b) A son of Soma by Rohiṇī, a Vasava.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 3. 23; Matsya-purāṇa 5. 23; 203. 6. Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 22; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 15. 112.
1c) A god of the Rohita Gaṇa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 85.
Varca (वर्च) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.60.20) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Varca) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Varca (वर्च):—[varcaḥ] Stool
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a goose, gander.
Derivable forms: vārcaḥ (वार्चः).
Vārca is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vār and ca (च).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rcaḥ-rcā-rcaṃ) Any aquatic animal. E. vāri carati cara-ḍa .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varca (वर्च):—m. Name of an ancient sage, [Mahābhārata] (= suvarcaka, [Nīlakaṇṭha])
2) Vārca (वार्च):—m. (said to be [from] vār + cara [from] √car) a goose, [Vopadeva]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varca (वर्च):—(ṅa) varcate 1. d. To shine. (ka) varcayati 10. a. To cut; to fill.
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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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Women in the Atharva-veda Samhita (by Pranab Jyoti Kalita)
6g. Hymn to Imprecate Misfortune on a Woman < [Chapter 2 - The Strīkarmāṇi Hymns of the Atharvaveda]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 5 - Sūrya (the Healer) < [Chapter 2 - Salient Traits of the Solar Divinities in the Veda]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 10 - Tittiriyaṃ brahmacariyaṃ (the religious life of the pheasant) < [Chapter XX - The Virtue of Generosity and Generosity of the Dharma]