Vidhidarshin, Vidhidarśin: 5 definitions



Vidhidarshin 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 Vidhidarśin can be transliterated into English as Vidhidarsin or Vidhidarshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidhidarśin (विधिदर्शिन्).—m. (-rśī) A priest whose business at a sacrifice is to see that every thing is done according to the prescribed rules, and to correct any deviation from them. E. vidhi a sacred precept, and darśin who sees; also vidhidarśaka, &c.

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

Vidhidarśin (विधिदर्शिन्).—m. a priest whose business at a sacrifice is to see that everything is done according to the rule.

Vidhidarśin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vidhi and darśin (दर्शिन्).

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

Vidhidarśin (विधिदर्शिन्):—[=vidhi-darśin] [from vidhi > vi-dhā] m. ‘rule-shower’, a priest who sees that a sacrifice is conducted according to prescribed rules and corrects any derivation from them, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vidhidarśin (विधिदर्शिन्):—m. Beisitzer; eine Person, die darauf zu achten hat, dass Alles nach Vorschrift geschieht, [Amarakoṣa 2, 7, 15.]

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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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