Vidharma: 7 definitions


Vidharma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidharma (विधर्म).—a.

1) Wrong, unjust, unlawful.

-rmaḥ 1 Wrong, injustice.

2) An irreligious or unjust action done with a good intention; विधर्मः परधर्मश्च आभास उपमा छलः । अधर्म- शाखाः पञ्चेमः धर्मज्ञोऽधर्मवत् त्यजेत् (vidharmaḥ paradharmaśca ābhāsa upamā chalaḥ | adharma- śākhāḥ pañcemaḥ dharmajño'dharmavat tyajet) || Bhāgavata 7.15.12.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidharma (विधर्म).—1. [masculine] distribution, disposition.

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Vidharma (विधर्म).—2. [masculine] injustice, wrong.

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Vidharma (विधर्म).—3. [adjective] illegal, unjust, wrong.

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

1) Vidharma (विधर्म):—[=vi-dharma] [from vi] 1. vi-dharma mfn. (for 2. See vi-√dhṛ) wrong, unjust, unlawful (also maka), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] devoid of attributes or qualities (= nir-guṇa, said of Kṛṣṇa), [ib.] ([Nīlakaṇṭha])

3) [v.s. ...] m. wrong, injustice, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vidharma (विधर्म) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vihamma.

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Vidharma in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vidharma (विधर्म):—(nm) heresy; a religion other than one’s own, non-conformist religion; (a) unjust, inequitable; ~[rmī] a heretic/heretical; follower of another religion; unjust, inequitable.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vidharma (ವಿಧರ್ಮ):—

1) [noun] that which contradicts or is against or not in accordance with the Dharma, the righteousness, cosmic law, moral principles, etc.

2) [noun] the quality, characteristic that is strange to one’s nature.

3) [noun] any religion, vocation, duty that is not one’s own.

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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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