Shashtikya, Ṣaṣṭikya, Ṣāṣṭikya: 8 definitions
Shashtikya 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.
Shashtikya has 7 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Ṣaṣṭikya and Ṣāṣṭikya can be transliterated into English as Sastikya or Shashtikya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Ṣaṣṭikya (षष्टिक्य):—adj. mit Shaṣṭika genanntem Reise bestanden [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 3.] [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 7.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 966.] [Halāyudha 2, 8.]
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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