Damaru, Ḍamaru: 20 definitions


Damaru means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

Damaru has 18 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Damru.

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

Ḍamaru (डमरु):—[UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 1, 38.] m.

1) eine Art Trommel [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 7, 8.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 120.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 2, 99.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 55, 6.] Vgl. āḍambara . —

2) Erstaunen, Ueberraschung [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 128.]

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

Ḍamaru (डमरु):—(*m.) —

1) eine Art Trommel.

2) *Erstaunen , Ueberraschung.

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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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