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वर्धन

vardhana [ vardhana ]


1. n. the act of cutting or cutting off ( nābhi- v° )

ifc. after a proper N. prob. = ' town ' ( cf. puṇḍra-v°, and Old Persian vardana ).




várdhana [ vardhana ]

2. mf ( ī ) n. increasing, growing, thriving, MBh.

( often ifc. ) causing to increase, strengthening, granting prosperity, RV. etc.

( mostly ifc. ) animating, gladdening, exhilarating, MBh. R. BhP.

m. a granter of increase, bestower of prosperity, ib.

a tooth growing over another tooth, Suśr.

( in music ) a kind of measure, Saṃgīt.

N. of Siva, MBh.

of one of Skanda's attendants, ib.

of a son of Kṛshṇa and Mitra-vindā, BhP.

( ī ), f. a broom, brush, L.

a water-jar of a partic. shape, Pur. Hcat. ( cf. vārdhanī )

the act of increasing, increase, growth, prosperity, success, MBh. R.

enlarging magnifying, strengthening, promoting, KātyŚr. Hit.

a means of strengthening, restorative, comfort, RV.

educating, rearing, Kathās.



várdhana-śīla [ vardhanazIla ]

mfn. having a tendency to increase or grow, increasing, growing, MW.



várdhana-sūri [ vardhanasUri ]

m. N. of a Jaina preceptor, W.



várdhana-svāmin [ vardhanasvAmin ]

m. N. of a partic. temple or image, Rājat.



vardhana [ vardhana ]

2. See p. 926, col. 1. [ see above ]