Visahara, aka: Visāhāra, Vishahara, Viṣaharā, Visha-hara; 5 Definition(s)


Visahara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Viṣaharā can be transliterated into English as Visahara or Vishahara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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Visāhāra, (visa+āhāra, or vi+saṃ+āhāra) distractedness, perturbation; neg. balance Dhs. 11, 15. (Page 640)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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viṣahara (विषहर) [or विषहारक, viṣahāraka].—or viṣāpahāraka a S That removes the effects of poison, alexipharmic.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viṣahara (विषहर) [-hāraka, -हारक].—a Alexipharmic.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Viṣaharā (विषहरा).—An epithet of the goddess Manasā.

Viṣaharā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣa and harā (हरा). See also (synonyms): viṣaharī.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viṣahara (विषहर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) An antidote, removing venom. f. (-rā or ) The goddess of the serpent race, the sister of Vasuki, and wife of Jaratkaru. E. viṣa venom, hṛ to take, aff. ap or ṭac .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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. 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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