Ashmarathya, Aśmarathya, Āśmarathya, Ashma-rathya: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Aśmarathya and Āśmarathya can be transliterated into English as Asmarathya or Ashmarathya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Ashmarathya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Aśmarathya (अश्मरथ्य).—A Trayārṣeya; not to have marital relations with Viśvāmitra and Vañjuli.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 198. 13.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ashmarathya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āśmarathya (आश्मरथ्य).—Name of a teacher of ritual.

Derivable forms: āśmarathyaḥ (आश्मरथ्यः).

Āśmarathya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āśma and rathya (रथ्य).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Āśmarathya (आश्मरथ्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—philosopher. Quoted in Brahmasūtra. Oxf. 220^b, in Mīmāṃsāsūtra Vi, 5, 16, in Āśvalāyanaśrautasūtra V, 13, 10. Vi, 10, 30.

2) Āśmarathya (आश्मरथ्य):—Quoted in Āpastambaśrautasūtra V, 29, 14. Ix, 3, 15. 4, 7. 6, 3. 8, 3. 10, 12. 16, 6. 19, 14. Xiv, 13, 8. 22, 13. See Ālekhana.

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

Āśmarathya (आश्मरथ्य):—[from āśma] m. ([from] aśma-ratha), Name of a teacher, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Ashmarathya 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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