Aranyashashthi, Araṇyaṣaṣṭhī, Aranya-shashthi: 1 definition


Aranyashashthi 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.

The Sanskrit term Araṇyaṣaṣṭhī can be transliterated into English as Aranyasasthi or Aranyashashthi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Araṇyaṣaṣṭhī (अरण्यषष्ठी).—Name of a festival celebrated on the 6th day of the bright half of Jyeṣṭha.

Araṇyaṣaṣṭhī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms araṇya and ṣaṣṭhī (षष्ठी).

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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. 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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