Antahpuracara, Antaḥpuracara, Antahpura-cara: 6 definitions

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Antahpuracara means something in 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.

Antahpuracara has 4 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Antahpurachara.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Antahpuracara in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Antaḥpuracara (अन्तःपुरचर):—(antaḥpura + cara) m. ein im königlichen Gynaeceum angestellter Späher [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 78, 6.]

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Antaḥpuracara (अन्तःपुरचर):—wohl einfach Diener und nicht Späher. [Z. 2 lies 10 Stenzler 6] und füge noch [Spr. 115] hinzu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Antaḥpuracara (अन्तःपुरचर):—m. Diener im Harem [Rāmāyaṇa 2,78,10.] [Indische sprüche 336.]

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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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