Varshapratibandha, Varṣapratibandha, Varsha-pratibandha: 2 definitions



Varshapratibandha 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.

The Sanskrit term Varṣapratibandha can be transliterated into English as Varsapratibandha or Varshapratibandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varṣapratibandha (वर्षप्रतिबन्ध).—a drought.

Derivable forms: varṣapratibandhaḥ (वर्षप्रतिबन्धः).

Varṣapratibandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms varṣa and pratibandha (प्रतिबन्ध).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Varṣapratibandha (वर्षप्रतिबन्ध):—[=varṣa-pratibandha] [from varṣa] m. stoppage of rain, drought, [Pāṇini 3-3, 51.]

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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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