Vrindaraka, Vṛndāraka, Vrimdaraka: 12 definitions


Vrindaraka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Vṛndāraka can be transliterated into English as Vrndaraka or Vrindaraka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vrindaraka in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—One of the hundred sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata. Droṇa Parva, Chapter 127, Stanza 33, that he was killed by Bhīmasena in the battle of Bhārata.

2) Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—A warrior who fought on the side of the Kauravas against the Pāṇḍavas. Abhimanyu killed this warrior. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 47, Stanza 12).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vrindaraka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vṛndāraka (वृंदारक).—a S Best, excellent, superlatively good or fine. 2 Respectable, eminent, chief: also a chief, leader, or head. 3 A god or an immortal. Ex. puṣpasambhāra udaṇḍa || vṛṃ0 varṣiti ||.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vṛndāraka (वृंदारक).—a Best. Respectable. A god or an immortal.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vrindaraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—a. (- or -rikā f.)

1) Much, great, many.

2) Eminent, best, excellent.

3) Pleasing; attractive, handsome, lovely; युवा वृन्दारकः शूरो विकर्णः पुरुषर्षभ (yuvā vṛndārakaḥ śūro vikarṇaḥ puruṣarṣabha) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 11.19.5; योषिद् वृन्दारिका तस्य (yoṣid vṛndārikā tasya) Bhaṭṭikāvya 5.18.

4) Respectable, venerable; एवं वृन्दारक आढ्यः सन्नधीतवेदः (evaṃ vṛndāraka āḍhyaḥ sannadhītavedaḥ) Bṛ. Up.4.2. 1; वृन्दारकं कुरुमध्येष्वमूढम् (vṛndārakaṃ kurumadhyeṣvamūḍham) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.3.27.

-kaḥ 1 A god, deity; श्रितो वृन्दारण्यं नतनिखिलवृन्दारकवृतः (śrito vṛndāraṇyaṃ natanikhilavṛndārakavṛtaḥ) Bv.4.5; वृन्दार- कारिविजये सुरलोकलब्धमन्दारमाल्यमधुवासितवासभूमिः (vṛndāra- kārivijaye suralokalabdhamandāramālyamadhuvāsitavāsabhūmiḥ) Rāmāyaṇachampū Bhāgavata 6.1.3.

2) The chief of anything (at the end of comp.); see (2) above.

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

Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. Handsome, agreeable, pleasing. 2. Best, excellent, chief. 3. Much, great. 4. Reputable, respectable, eminent. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A deity, an immortal. 2. A chief, the head or leader of a crowd or herd, &c., (at the end of a compound.) E. vṛnda a heap, and ārakan aff., implying pre-eminence.

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

Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—[vṛndāra + ka], I. adj. 1. Much, great. 2. Excellent, chief, venerable, [Bhaṭṭikāvya, (ed. Calc.)] 2, 45. 3. Handsome. Ii. m. 1. The head of a crowd or herd. 2. A deity.

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

Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—[feminine] rikā being at the head of, the best or finest among ([locative] or —°).

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

1) Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक):—[from vṛnda] mf(akā or ikā)n. being at the head of a host, chief, eminent, best or most beautiful of ([locative case] or [compound]), [Nirukta, by Yāska; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a god, [Mahābhārata; Purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] a chief, the leader of a crowd or herd, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Dhṛta-rāṣṭra, [Mahābhārata]

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

Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ)] 1. m. A deity; a chief. a. Handsome, best, respectable, agreeable.

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

Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vaṃdāraya.

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Vrindaraka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vrindaraka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vṛṃdāraka (ವೃಂದಾರಕ):—

1) [adjective] great in quantity, amount, degree, etc.; much.

2) [adjective] excellent; eminent; best.

3) [adjective] pleasing; handsome; lovely.

4) [adjective] honourable; respectable.

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Vṛṃdāraka (ವೃಂದಾರಕ):—

1) [noun] a god; a deity.

2) [noun] a tree (in gen.).

3) [noun] a cloud.

4) [noun] an elephant.

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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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