Ahamshreyas, Ahaṃśreyas, Aham-shreyas: 3 definitions


Ahamshreyas 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.

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The Sanskrit term Ahaṃśreyas can be transliterated into English as Ahamsreyas or Ahamshreyas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ahaṃśreyas (अहंश्रेयस्):—(von aham + śreyaṃs) n. ein Vorrang, den man selbst sich anmaasst: atha ha prāṇā ahaṃśreyasi (so verbunden ist zu lesen) vyūdire haṃ śreyānammyahaṃ śreyānasmīti [Chāndogyopaniṣad 5, 1, 6.]

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Ahaṃśreyas (अहंश्रेयस्):—[Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 14, 29, 1.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ahaṃśreyas (अहंश्रेयस्):—und ṣreyasa ([Kauṣitakibrāhmaṇopaniṣad 2,14]) n. und ahaṃśreṣṭhikā ([Galano's Wörterbuch]). f. ein für sich in Anspruch genommener Vorrang.

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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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