Ashvasena, Aśvasena, Ashva-sena: 14 definitions


Ashvasena means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Ashvasena has 12 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Aśvasena can be transliterated into English as Asvasena or Ashvasena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Ashvasena in Sanskrit glossary

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

Aśvasena (अश्वसेन):—(von aśva + senā) m. Nomen proprium eines Nāga [Mahābhārata 1, 803. 8237.] Vater des 23sten Arhant's in der gegenwärtigen Avasarpiṇī [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 38.] aśvasenanṛpanandana Sanatkumāra, der 4te Cakravartin in Bhārata [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 692.]

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Aśvasena (अश्वसेन):—Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Kṛṣṇa [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 61, 13.]

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

Aśvasena (अश्वसेन):—m. Nomen proprium —

1) eines Schlangendämons. —

2) eines Sohnes des Krṣṇa —

3) *des Vaters des 23ten Arhant der gegenwärtigen Avasarpiṇī.

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