Harishcandrapura, Hariścandrapura: 4 definitions
Harishcandrapura 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.
Harishcandrapura has 3 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Hariścandrapura can be transliterated into English as Hariscandrapura or Harishcandrapura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Harishchandrapura.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Hariścandrapura (हरिश्चन्द्रपुर):—n. Hariścandra’s (in der Luft schwebende) Stadt (vgl. saubha) [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 1, 19.] so v. a. Luftspiegelung, Fata Morgana (vgl. khapura) [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 32, 24.]
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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Starts with: Harishcandrapurana.
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