Dictionaries | References

अभिचार

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
अभि-चार  m. m. exorcising, incantation, employment of spells for a malevolent purpose, [AV. &c.]
See also: अभि - चार
magic (one of the उपपातकs or minor crimes).

अभिचारः [abhicārḥ]   1 Exorcising, enchanting, employment of magical spells for malevolent purposes; magic itself (being regarded as one of the Upapātakas or minor sins); दिग्गजैर्दन्दशूकैश्च अभिचारावपातनैः [Bhāg 7.5.43;] अभिचारेषु सर्वेषु कर्तव्यो द्विशतो दमः [Ms.9.29;11.63.197;] [K.19;] ब्रह्मद्विषो ह्येष निहन्ति सर्वानाथर्वणस्तीव्र इवाभिचारः [Mv. 1.62.]
Killing गतः क्रियां मन्त्र इवाभिचारिकीम् [Ki 3.56.]-Comp.
-कल्पः  N. N. of a work on incantations regarded as part of the Atharvaveda.
-ज्वरः   a fever caused by magical spells.
-मन्त्रः   a magical formula, an incantation or formula for working a charm; स्फुटमिद- मभिचारमन्य एक [Śi.7.58.]
-यज्ञः, होमः   a sacrifice made for magical purposes.

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
अभिचार  m.  (-रः) Magic for a malevolent purpose, the spells and diagrams of the Atharva Veda and some of the Tantras, pupposed to produce mental aberration, love, hatred, loss of feeling or paralysis, and death.
E. अभि before चर to go, and घञ् aff.
See also: अभि - चर - घञ्

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
abhicāra n S Incantation or magic to destroy or injure.

 पु. दुसर्‍याला दुखापत किंवा नाश करण्याचे मंत्र किंवा जादूटोणा ; जारणमारण ; करणी . यालागीं रिघे अभिचारीं । ते ममता खरी तामस । - एभा २५ . १३२ . क्षतहतशेष द्रुत गज ते अभिचारप्रयोगसे फिरले । - मोभीष्म १० . ६९ .
यासंबंधीं होमादिकर्म ; अनुष्ठान इ .
हिंसा ; वध . [ सं . अभि + चर ]

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
  Incantation or magic employed for malevolent purposes.

Related Words

: Folder : Page : Word/Phrase : Person

Search results

No pages matched!

Related Pages

: Folder : Page : Word/Phrase : Person

Comments | अभिप्राय

Comments written here will be public after appropriate moderation.
Like us on Facebook to send us a private message.
TOP