Yugamdhara, Yugaṃdhara: 9 definitions


Yugamdhara means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Yugamdhara in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Yugaṃdhara (युगंधर) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.40) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Yugaṃdhara) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Yugamdhara in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Yugaṃdhara (युगंधर) refers to the “the yoke-bearer mountain” and represents one of the “eight mountains” (parvata) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 125). It can also be spelled as  Yugandhara. The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., yugaṃdhara). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Yugaṃdhara (युगंधर).—The pole of a carriage to which the yoke is fixed.

-raḥ a particular magical formula spoken over weapons.

Derivable forms: yugaṃdharaḥ (युगंधरः), yugaṃdharam (युगंधरम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Yugaṃdhara (युगंधर).—(once °dhāraḥ?), (1) name of an ancient king (identical with Sanskrit id.?): Mahāvastu ii.146.19; (2) name of one of (usually 7 or with Sumeru 8) major mountains or mountain-ranges (compare Sanskrit id., name of a mountain; also Pali, and see Kirfel, [Kosmographie der Inder] 186): Mahāvastu ii.300.18 (seven); Mahāvyutpatti 4145 (°dhāraḥ, but Mironov °dharaḥ, no v.l.); Dhar- mas 125 (eight); Divyāvadāna 217.14, 16; Daśabhūmikasūtra 96.4; pl. Śikṣāsamuccaya 246.4.

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

Yugaṃdhara (युगंधर).—i. e. yuga + m-dhṛ + a, m. 1. The pole of a carriage. 2. The name of a mountain.

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

Yugaṃdhara (युगंधर).—[neuter] pole of a carriage.

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

1) Yugaṃdhara (युगंधर):—[=yuga-ṃ-dhara] [from yuga > yuj] mf(ā)n. holding or bearing the yoke (?), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] m. n. the pole of a carriage or wood to which the yoke is fixed, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a [particular] magical formula spoken over weapons, [Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a king, [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a mountain, [Mahābhārata] (with Buddhists one of the 8 mountains, [Dharmasaṃgraha 125])

6) [v.s. ...] of a forest, [Pañcarātra]

7) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a people, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Yugamdhara 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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