Dharmakara, Dharmākara: 9 definitions


Dharmakara 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.

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[«previous next»] — Dharmakara in Sanskrit glossary

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

Dharmakāra (धर्मकार):—(dharma + 1. kāra) m. Beobachter des Gesetzes oder Nomen proprium [BURN. Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 507.]

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Dharmākara (धर्माकर):—(dharma + ākara) m. Nomen proprium eines Zuhörers des Buddha Lokeśvararāja [Burnouf 100.] = amitābha [101.] Nomen proprium eines Mannes, Vie de [Hiouen-Thsang 67.] des 99ten Buddha im Kalpa der Weisen [Hiouen-Thsang I, 385.] eines buddh. Uebersetzers [WASSILJEW 222.]

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

Dharmākara (धर्माकर):—m. Nomen proprium verschiedener Männer , auch eines Buddha.

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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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