Varcadhana, Varcadhāna, Varca-dhana: 1 definition


Varcadhana 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 Varchadhana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Varcadhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Varcadhāna (वर्चधान).—nt. (= Sanskrit varcas, for which varca-may be m.c., and Pali vacca, plus -dhāna), = saṃkāra (q.v.)-dhāna, dung-heap: °nāni Avadāna-śataka i.254.5 (verse).

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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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