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मार

मार
 māra [ mAra ]


mfn. ( √ mṛ ) killing, destroying

m. death, pestilence cf. VarBṛS. cf. AV. Pariś

slaying, killing cf. Rājat. ( cf. paśu-m° )

an obstacle, hindrance cf. Vās

the passion of love, god of love cf. Hariv. cf. Kāv. cf. Kathās

( with Buddhists ) the Destroyer, Evil One ( who tempts men to indulge their passions and is the great enemy of the Buddha and his religion

four Māras are enumerated in cf. Dharmas. 80, viz. skandha- , kleśa-, devaputra-, and mṛtyu-m°

but the later Buddhist theory of races of gods led to the figment of millions of Māras ruled over by a chief Māra ) cf. MWB. 208 etc.

the thorn-apple cf. L.

( ī ), f. killing, slaughter cf. Prasannar

pestilence ( also personified as the goddess of death and identified with Durgā ) cf. AV. Pariś. cf. Kathās. cf. Pur.




māra-kāyika [ mArakAyika ]

mfn. belonging to the retinue or attendants of Māra cf. Lalit.



māra-cittā [ mAracittA ]

f. N. of a Buddhist deity cf. Kālac



māra-jit [ mArajit ]

m. conqueror of Māra ', N. of Buddha cf. L.



māra-da [ mArada ]

n. ' death-giving ', flesh cf. Gal.

-dâkāra m. N. of a man cf. Cat.



māra-pa [ mArapa ]

m. ' death-drinking ( ? ) ', N. of a man cf. Cat.



māra-pāpīyas [ mArapApIyas ]

m. the evil tempter, i.e. Māra cf. Lalit.



māra-putra [ mAraputra ]

m. a son of the Tempter, i.e. a tempter cf. ib.



māra-phī [ mAraphI ]

( ? ), f. ( in music). a partic. Ragiṇī cf. Saṃgīt



māra-bīja [ mArabIja ]

n. N. of a magical formula cf. Pañcat



māra-mohita [ mAramohita ]

mfn. infatuated by the god of love cf. Kathās



māra-ripu [ mAraripu ]

m. ' enemy of the god of love ', N. of Śiva cf. Prasannar



māra-vat [ mAravat ]

mfn. full of love, enamoured cf. Nalôd



māra-siṃha [ mArasiMha ]

m. N. of a prince cf. VP.



māra-hāṭī [ mArahATI ]




māra-hāṭṭā [ mArahATTA ]

or ( ? ), f. ( in music ) a partic. Rāgiṇī cf. Saṃgīt



māra-hāṭhī [ mArahAThI ]

( ? ), f. ( in music ) a partic. Rāgiṇī cf. Saṃgīt



mārâṅka [ mArAGka ]

mfn. displaying tokens of passion cf. Gīt.



mārâtmaka [ mArAtmaka ]

mfn. naturally murderous cf. Hit.



mārâbhibhu [ mArAbhibhu ]

m. ' overthrower of Māra ', N. of a Buddha cf. L.



mārâbhirāma [ mArAbhirAma ]

mfn. fond of destroying, murderous, D1ś



mārâri [ mArAri ]

m. = māra-ripu cf. Kathās