Ashastra, Aśāstra, Aśastra: 10 definitions


Ashastra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Ashastra has 9 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Aśāstra and Aśastra can be transliterated into English as Asastra or Ashastra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Aśastra (अशस्त्र):—1. Adj. (f. ā) keinen Anruf habend.

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Aśastra (अशस्त्र):—2. Adj. schwertlos , unbewaffnet [Mahābhārata 12,95,5.] [Bhagavadgitā 1,46.] [Mṛcchakaṭika 102,4.]

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Aśāstra (अशास्त्र):—Adj. (f. ā) auf keiner Vorschrift beruhend [Jaimini's Mimāṃsādarśana 6,2,18.]

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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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