Astamaya: 11 definitions



Astamaya 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Astamaya (अस्तमय):—(von astam + i) m. dass. [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 2, 3, 1, 7. 8. 3, 2, 2, 1. 26. 9, 2, 7. 4, 5, 3, 11.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 7, 4, 13.] [Chāndogyopaniṣad 2, 9, 8.] [Kaṭhopaniṣad 6, 6.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 18, 59.] Uebertr.: udayamastamayaṃ ca raghūdvahādubhayamānaśire vasudhādhipāḥ [Raghuvaṃśa 9, 9.] kurvanti sāmantaśikhāmaṇīnāṃ prabhāprarohāstamayaṃ rajāṃsi [6, 33.]

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Astamaya (अस्तमय):—[Kirātārjunīya 5, 35.] heliakischer Untergang [Sūryasiddhānta 9, 1.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 6, 3. -] [Kaṭhopaniṣad 6, 6] bildlich von den Sinnen: indriyāṇāṃ pṛthagbhāvamudayāstamayau ca yat .

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

Astamaya (अस्तमय):—m.

1) dass. —

2) Untergang in übertr. Bed. , Hingang , Schwund.

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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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