Asanta, Ashanta, Asamta, Ashamta: 13 definitions


Asanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Aśānta (अशान्त):—(3. a + śānta) adj.

1) unbändig, heftig, wild: siṃhī bhūtvāśāntevācarat [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 3, 5, 1, 24.] ghoratarā aśāntatarāḥ [11, 1, 1, 20. 12, 5, 1, 15.] Davon aśāntatā Mangel an Ruhe, Leidenschaftlichkeit: ṛṣīṇāmapi [Kathāsaritsāgara 20, 132.] —

2) der heiligen Ordnung nicht unterworfen, ungeweiht, unheilig: yadvai yajñasya riṣṭaṃ yadaśantamāpo vai tasya sarvasya śāntiḥ [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 12, 4, 1, 5.] tadetadaśāntaṃ tadetattiraḥ karoti [9, 1, 1, 42. 12, 5, 1, 1.]

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

Aśānta (अशान्त):—Adj. —

1) unbändig , heftig , wild.

2) der heiligen Ordnung nicht unterworfen , ungeweiht , unheilig.

context information

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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