Ashokashashthi, aka: Aśokaṣaṣṭhī, Ashoka-shashthi; 1 Definition(s)

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Ashokashashthi 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 Aśokaṣaṣṭhī can be transliterated into English as Asokasasthi or Ashokashashthi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Aśokaṣaṣṭhī (अशोकषष्ठी).—Name of a certain holiday; चैत्रे मास्य- सिते पक्षे षष्ठयां षष्ठीं प्रपूजयेत् । सुखाय पुत्रलाभाय शुक्लपक्षे तथैव च (caitre māsya- site pakṣe ṣaṣṭhayāṃ ṣaṣṭhīṃ prapūjayet | sukhāya putralābhāya śuklapakṣe tathaiva ca) ||.

Aśokaṣaṣṭhī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśoka and ṣaṣṭhī (षष्ठी).

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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