Asamshrava, aka: Asaṃśrava; 3 Definition(s)


Asamshrava 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 Asaṃśrava can be transliterated into English as Asamsrava or Asamshrava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Asaṃśrava (असंश्रव):—In the Vīramitrodaya (Saṃskāra, p. 461), ‘asaṃśrava’ is explained as ‘that place from where anything spoken is not heard by the Teacher,—sitting in such a place, he should not say anything addressed to the Teacher’.

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Asamshrava in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

Asaṃśrava (असंश्रव).—a. Out of hearing, inaudible; असंश्रवे (asaṃśrave) out of the hearing of; असंश्रवे चैव गुरोर्न किंचिदपि कीर्तयेत् (asaṃśrave caiva gurorna kiṃcidapi kīrtayet) Ms.2.23.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asaṃśrava (असंश्रव).—mfn.

(-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) Out of hearing. E. a neg. saṃ with śrava hearing.

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