Asadgraha: 6 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Asadgraha (असद्ग्रह).—m.

(-haḥ) Caprice, idle or childish desire. E. a neg. sat good, wise, &c. and graha what is taken.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Asadgraha (असद्ग्रह).—[adjective] bent upon something evil, following a bad caprice; [masculine] bad inclination, caprice, whim.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Asadgraha (असद्ग्रह):—[=asad-graha] [from asad > a-sat] mfn. performing mischievous or malignous tricks, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. caprice, idle or childish desire, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Viṣṇu-purāṇa etc.]

3) Asadgrāha (असद्ग्राह):—[=asad-grāha] [from asad > a-sat] mfn. = -graha mfn., [Harivaṃśa 15479; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] m. = -graha m., [ib.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Asadgraha (असद्ग्रह):—[asad-graha] (haḥ) 1. m. Caprice.

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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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