Ashramika, Āśramika: 4 definitions


Ashramika 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 Āśramika can be transliterated into English as Asramika or Ashramika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āśramika (आश्रमिक).—a., [āśramin] a. [आश्रम-ठन् इनि (āśrama-ṭhan ini)]

1) Belonging to one of the four orders or periods of religious life; Manusmṛti 6.9-91,12.111, यस्मात्त्रयोऽप्याश्रमिणो ज्ञानेनान्नेन चान्वहं । गृहस्थेनैव धार्यन्ते (yasmāttrayo'pyāśramiṇo jñānenānnena cānvahaṃ | gṛhasthenaiva dhāryante) 3.78.

2) Belonging to a hermitage.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āśramika (आश्रमिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Belonging to one of the four orders, see āśrama. E. āśrama as above, and ṭhak aff.

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

1) Āśramika (आश्रमिक):—[from ā-śrama] mfn. belonging to one of the four periods of religious life

2) [v.s. ...] belonging to a hermitage, a hermit, anchorite, etc., [Manu-smṛti; Kathāsaritsāgara]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āśramika (आश्रमिक):—[ā-śramika] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Belonging to religious orders.

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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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