Arcana, Arcanā: 22 definitions



Arcana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Arcana has 20 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Archana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Arcana (अर्चन):—(von 1. arc)

1) adj. f. ī preisend, lobsingend: ṛgarcanī [Yāska’s Nirukta 1, 8.] tönend, s. d. folg. Wort. —

2) n. Verehrung: nābhyanandattathārcanam [Mahābhārata 3, 10190 (11090] gedr.). surā [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 209.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 26, 205.] [Pañcatantra I, 347.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 5, 7.] —

3) f. dass. [Jaṭādhara] gurudevadvijānāṃ nityārcanāguṇāḥ [RĀJAVALLABHA im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Arcana (अर्चन):—

2) vibudhārcana [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 2, Abs. 3.] [WEBER, Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 321.] [Oxforder Handschriften 105,b,2.] [Daśakumāracarita] in [Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 181,19.] —

3) [Halāyudha.5,49.] [Oxforder Handschriften 14,b,20. 103,b,25.]

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

Arcana (अर्चन):——

1) *Adj. (f. ī) preisend , lobsingend.

2) n. und f. ā Ehrenerweisung , Verehrung.

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Ārcana (आर्चन):—m. eine best. Pflanze [Galano's Wörterbuch]

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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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