Bhadrakali, Bhadrakālī, Bhadra-kali: 25 definitions


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

Bhadrakālī (भद्रकाली):—[(bhadra + kā)] f.

1) Name einer Gottheit, später eine Form der Durgā, [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 51.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha.4,292. fg.] [Medinīkoṣa l. 158.] [Śāṅkhāyana’s Gṛhyasūtrāṇi.2,14.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch.3,89.] [Mahābhārata.6,797. 12,10327.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 68.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa.5,9,13. 16. 17.8,10,30.] [PAÑCAR.1,8,13. 28. 15,6.] [WILSON, Sel. Works] [?II,38. 189. MUIR, Stenzler IV,353, Nalopākhyāna Oxforder Handschriften 26,a,38. 98,b,11.] kavaca [26,a,40.] mantrāḥ 93, b, 34. pūjāyantra [96,a,10.] manu [98,a,13.] unter den Müttern im Gefolge des Skanda [Mahābhārata 9, 2629.] —

2) eine best. Pflanze, = gandholī [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] = oṣadhībhid [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] —

3) Nomen proprium eines Dorfes am rechten Ufer der Gaṅgā [Śabdakalpadruma]

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Bhadrakālī (भद्रकाली):—

1) [Kathāsaritsāgara 53, 171.]

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

Bhadrakālī (भद्रकाली):—f.

1) Nomen proprium — a) einer Gottheit , später eine Form der Durgā. — b) einer der Mütter im Gefolge Skanda’s — c) eines Dorfes. —

2) eine best. Pflanze , = gandholī.

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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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