Asharira, aka: Aśarīra; 1 Definition(s)

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Asharira 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 Aśarīra can be transliterated into English as Asarira or Asharira, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[Asharira in Sanskrit glossaries]

Aśarīra (अशरीर).—a. Bodiless, incorporeal.

-raḥ 1 The Supreme Being (paramātman), Brahman.

2) (In Mīmāṁsā) A god or deity in general.

3) Cupid, the god of love चेतांसि चिन्ताभिरिवाशरीरः (cetāṃsi cintābhirivāśarīraḥ) Ki.17.1; Śi.9.61.

4) An ascetic who has renounced all worldly connections; °त्वम्, °ता (tvam, °tā) absolution.

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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