Difference between revisions of "Dhāraņa"

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# to bear; to hold; to support; to contain  
 
# to bear; to hold; to support; to contain  
 
# to become (assume)  
 
# to become (assume)  
# [[a]] nāga son of Kaśyapa (M. Bh.); another name for Śiva. (fem: [[dhara]]ņī): the earth; the wife of [[Agnimitra]] (M. Bh./ V. Rām.); the earth personified as the wife of [[Dhruva]] (M. Bh./ V. Rām.); [[a]] daughter of Svadhā (D.B. Pur.); a verse in the [[Atharva]] [[Veda]] considered to cause relief from pain.  
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# [[a]] [[nāga]] son of [[Kaśyapa]] (M. Bh.); another name for [[Śiva]]. (fem: [[dhara]]ņī): the earth; the wife of [[Agnimitra]] (M. Bh./ V. Rām.); the earth personified as the wife of [[Dhruva]] (M. Bh./ V. Rām.); [[a]] daughter of [[Svadhā]] (D.B. Pur.); a verse in the [[Atharva]] [[Veda]] considered to cause relief from pain.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 08:40, 16 December 2016

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dharana, DhArana, Dhaarana


  1. to bear; to hold; to support; to contain
  2. to become (assume)
  3. a nāga son of Kaśyapa (M. Bh.); another name for Śiva. (fem: dharaņī): the earth; the wife of Agnimitra (M. Bh./ V. Rām.); the earth personified as the wife of Dhruva (M. Bh./ V. Rām.); a daughter of Svadhā (D.B. Pur.); a verse in the Atharva Veda considered to cause relief from pain.