Dharmakshetra, Dharmakṣetra, Dharma-kshetra: 10 definitions


Dharmakshetra 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.

Dharmakshetra has 8 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Dharmakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Dharmaksetra or Dharmakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Dharmakṣetra (धर्मक्षेत्र):—(dha + kṣe) n. das Gebiet des Gesetzes, Name eines heiligen Gebietes in der Gegend von Delhi, wo der grosse Kampf zwischen den Kuru und Pāṇḍava stattgefunden haben soll; gewöhnlich kurukṣetra genannt: dharmakṣetraṃ kurukṣetraṃ dvādaśayojanāvadhi [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 950.] dharmakṣetre kurukṣetre samavetā yuyutsavaḥ . māmakāḥ pāṇḍavāścaiva [Bhagavadgītā 1, 1.]

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

Dharmakṣetra (धर्मक्षेत्र):——

1) n. das Gebiet des Gesetzes , Nomen proprium einer Oertlichkeit , = kurukṣetra. —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Mannes. [VP.².4,175.]

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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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