Varidhara, Vāridhara, Vāridhāra, Vāridhārā, Vari-dhara: 10 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Vāridhāra (वारिधार).—A mountain in Bhārata varṣa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 19. 16.
2) Vāridhārā (वारिधारा).—A queen of Varṣa Ṛtu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 32. 29.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vāridhara : (m.) a rain cloud.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vāridhara refers to: water-holder, water jug J. V, 4.
Note: vāridhara is a Pali compound consisting of the words vāri and dhara.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vāridhara (वारिधर).—a cloud; नववारिधरोदयादहोमिर्भवितव्यं च निरातपत्वरम्यैः (navavāridharodayādahomirbhavitavyaṃ ca nirātapatvaramyaiḥ) V.4.1.
Derivable forms: vāridharaḥ (वारिधरः).
Vāridhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāri and dhara (धर).
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Vāridhārā (वारिधारा).—a shower of rain.
Vāridhārā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāri and dhārā (धारा).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rā) A shower of rain.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vāridhara (वारिधर).—[vāri-dhara], m. A cloud, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 73; [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 377.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vāridhara (वारिधर).—[adjective] carrying water; [masculine] = [preceding] [masculine]
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Vāridhārā (वारिधारा).—[feminine] sgl. & [plural] stream of water.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varīdharā (वरीधरा):—[=varī-dharā] [from varī] f. a kind of metre, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Vāridhara (वारिधर):—[=vāri-dhara] [from vāri > vār] mf(ā)n. holding water, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] m. a rain-cloud, [ib.; Kāvya literature etc.]
4) Vāridhāra (वारिधार):—[=vāri-dhāra] [from vāri > vār] m. Name of a mountain, [Purāṇa]
5) Vāridhārā (वारिधारा):—[=vāri-dhārā] [from vāri-dhāra > vāri > vār] f. (sg. or [plural]; ifc. f(ā). ) a torrent of w° (galad-aśru-v, a t° of flowing tears), [Kāvya literature] etc.
6) [v.s. ...] a shower of rain, [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vāridhara (ವಾರಿಧರ):—[noun] a cloud that which has water in it.
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Vāribhara (ವಾರಿಭರ):—[noun] the impact of flowing water or of the waves.
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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