Shreyaskama, Śreyaskāma: 4 definitions


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Shreyaskama has 3 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Śreyaskāma can be transliterated into English as Sreyaskama or Shreyaskama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Śreyaskāma (श्रेयस्काम):—adj. (f. ā) nach Glück verlangend, dem es um seine Wohlfahrt zu thun ist [Spr. (II) 1308.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 14, 18. 6, 18, 34. 7, 9, 54. 14, 33. 8, 4, 15. 12, 6.] davon nom. abstr. f. das Verlangen Jmdes Glück zu schaffen - Jmd glücklich zu machen [Mahābhārata 5, 4755.]

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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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