Vratadharana, Vratadhāraṇa, Vrata-dharana: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vratadhāraṇa (व्रतधारण).—the fulfilling of a religious observance.

Derivable forms: vratadhāraṇam (व्रतधारणम्).

Vratadhāraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vrata and dhāraṇa (धारण).

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

Vratadhāraṇa (व्रतधारण):—[=vrata-dhāraṇa] [from vrata] n. the fulfilling of a religious observance, f° of duties towards (with [genitive case] or [compound]), [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad [Scholiast or Commentator]; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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