Vikarman: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vikarman (विकर्मन्).—a. Acting wrongly. -n

1) An unlawful or prohibited act, an impious act; कर्मणो ह्यपि बोद्धव्यं बोद्धव्यं च विकर्मणः (karmaṇo hyapi boddhavyaṃ boddhavyaṃ ca vikarmaṇaḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 4.17; Manusmṛti 9.226; Bhāgavata 11.3.43.

2) Various or divergent duty.

3) Retiring from business.

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

Vikarman (विकर्मन्).—[vi-karman], I. adj. Not acting, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 2. ed. 68, 40. Ii. n. 1. Unlawful act, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 4, 17. 2. Fraud. 3. Various business.

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

Vikarman (विकर्मन्).—1. [neuter] bad or prohibited action.

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Vikarman (विकर्मन्).—2. [adjective] doing no work or = seq.

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

1) Vikarman (विकर्मन्):—[=vi-karman] [from vi] 1. vi-karman n. (for 2. See vi- √kṛ) prohibited or unlawful act, fraud, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] various business or duty, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] (with vāyoḥ) Name of a Sāman, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] mfn. acting wrongly or unlawfully, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] not acting, free from action, [ib.]

6) [=vi-karman] [from vi-karaṇa > vi-kṛ] a etc. See p. 950, col. 1.

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

Vikarman (विकर्मन्):—(rmma) 5. n. Idem.

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Vikarman in German

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