Ashraddadhana, Aśraddadhāna: 2 definitions


Ashraddadhana 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 Aśraddadhāna can be transliterated into English as Asraddadhana or Ashraddadhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśraddadhāna (अश्रद्दधान).—a. Unbelieving, incredulous; अश्रद्दधानाः पुरुषा धर्मस्यास्य परंतप । अप्राप्य मां निवर्तन्ते मृत्युसंसारवर्त्मनि (aśraddadhānāḥ puruṣā dharmasyāsya paraṃtapa | aprāpya māṃ nivartante mṛtyusaṃsāravartmani) Bg.9.3. अज्ञश्चाश्रद्दधानश्च संशयात्मा विनश्यति (ajñaścāśraddadhānaśca saṃśayātmā vinaśyati) Bg.4.4.

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

Aśraddadhāna (अश्रद्दधान):—[=a-śraddadhāna] mfn. (p. [Ātmanepada] śrad√dhā), not trusting in ([genitive case] [Bhagavad-gītā ix, 3]), unbelieving, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xii; Mahābhārata etc.]

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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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