Asadhana, Asādhana, Āsādhana: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asādhana (असाधन).—a. Without means, destitute of resources, materials, or instruments; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.1.

-nam 1 Nonaccomplishment.

2) Not proving or establishing.

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Āsādhana (आसाधन).—Accomplishment, attainment.

Derivable forms: āsādhanam (आसाधनम्).

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

Asādhana (असाधन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Without means. n.

(-naṃ) 1. Non-accomplishment. 2. Not proving or establishing. E. a neg. and sādhana implement or means.

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Āsādhana (आसाधन).—n.

(-naṃ) Accomplishment, attainment. E. āṅ before ṣādh to succeed, lyuṭ aff.

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

Asādhana (असाधन).—adj. having no means, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 1, M.M.

Asādhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and sādhana (साधन).

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

Asādhana (असाधन).—[neuter] no means, no requisite; [adjective] without means, impossible.

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

1) Asādhana (असाधन):—[=a-sādhana] mfn. without means, destitute of resources or materials or instruments or implements, [Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. not a means, anything not effective of an object, [Kapila]

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

1) Asādhana (असाधन):—[a-sādhana] (naḥ-nā-naṃ) a. Destitute of means. n. Non-accomplishment.

2) Āsādhana (आसाधन):—[ā-sādhana] (naṃ) 1. n. Accomplishing.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Asādhana (असाधन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Asāhaṇa.

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Asadhana in German

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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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