Asarana, Asaraṇa, Asharana: 9 definitions
Asarana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Āsāraṇa (आसारण).—The Yakṣa presiding over the month nabhasya.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 38.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
asaraṇa : (adj.) helpless.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
aśaraṇa (अशरण).—a Helpless, forlorn.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aśaraṇa (अशरण).—a. Helpless, forlorn, destitute of refuge; बलवदशरणोऽस्मि (balavadaśaraṇo'smi) Ś.6; so अशरण्य (aśaraṇya).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśaraṇa (अशरण).—adj. without a refuge, helpless, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 74, 10; [Hitopadeśa] 90, 1, M. M. Aśaraṇī-kṛta, made helples, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 241.
Aśaraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and śaraṇa (शरण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśaraṇa (अशरण).—[adjective] unprotected; [neuter] want of protection, helplessness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aśaraṇa (अशरण):—[=a-śaraṇa] mf(ā)n. destitute of refuge, defenceless, [Rāmāyaṇa; Meghadūta; Śakuntalā etc.]
2) Asaraṇa (असरण):—[=a-saraṇa] n. not proceeding, not going, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
3) Āsāraṇa (आसारण):—[=ā-sāraṇa] [from ā-sṛ] m. Name of a Yakṣa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Aśaraṇa (अशरण):—(3. a + śa) adj. hilflos: aśaraṇīkṛta [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 14, 30.]
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Āsāraṇa (आसारण):—m. Nomen proprium eines Yakṣa [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 12, 11, 38.]
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Aśaraṇa (अशरण):—n. Mangel an Schutz, Schutzlosigkeit [Hemacandra] [Yogaśāstra 4, 54.] nach [63.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Aśaraṇa (अशरण):—1. n. Schutzlosigkeit.
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Aśaraṇa (अशरण):—2. Adj. (f. ā) schutzlos [Āpastamba’s Dharmasūtra]
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Asaraṇa (असरण):—n. das Nichtgehen [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtra 18,6,25.]
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Āsāraṇa (आसारण):—m. Nomen proprium eines Yakṣa.
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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