Ashranta, Aśrānta, Ashramta: 11 definitions


Ashranta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi. 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 Aśrānta can be transliterated into English as Asranta or Ashranta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Aśrānta (अश्रान्त) refers to “one who is fatigued (with hunting)”, according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, “Hunting on horseback (āśvina) represents one of the eight subdivisions of Hunting (mṛgayā). [...] The very life and soul of sexual enjeyment are pride, the self-importance, and pleasure. Therefore for one fatigued with hunting (mṛgavya-aśrānta) are prescribed, the plaster of sandal paste and other things, the shampooing by the leaf-like soft hands of women, syrups, the five elixirs of life, and fanning with palm-leaves. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Aśrānta (अश्रान्त) refers to “unweariedly”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Truly, life perishes [com.—Life perishes in a moment (kṣaṇaṃ), continually (pratikṣaṇam) by implication (upalakṣanāt), steadily (avyagram), unweariedly (aśrāntam)] exceedingly quickly like water lying in the hand [and] youth perishes like snow passes from the petal of a lotus”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aśrānta (अश्रांत).—a Unwearied. Incessant.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśrānta (अश्रान्त).—a.

1) Unwearied, not fatigued, untired.

2) Incessant, continual; अश्रान्तपुण्यकर्माणः (aśrāntapuṇyakarmāṇaḥ) Mv.1.26.

-ntam Absence of rest.

-ntam ind. Incessantly, continually; मयूखैरश्रान्तं तपति यदि देवो दिनकरः (mayūkhairaśrāntaṃ tapati yadi devo dinakaraḥ) Uttararāmacarita 6.14; अश्रान्तश्रुतिपाठपूत- रसनाविर्भूतभूरिस्तवा (aśrāntaśrutipāṭhapūta- rasanāvirbhūtabhūristavā) N.

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

Aśrānta (अश्रान्त).—adv. n.

(-ntaṃ) adj. mfn.

(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) 1. Eternal, continual. 2. Unwearied. E. a neg. and śrānta wearied, part. past of śrama.

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

Aśrānta (अश्रान्त).—[adjective] indefatigable, [neuter] [adverb]

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

1) Aśrānta (अश्रान्त):—[=a-śrānta] [from a-śrama] mfn. unwearied, [Ṛg-veda x, 62, 11; Atharva-veda xix, 25, 1; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] eternal, continual, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] n. unweariedly, [Uttararāma-carita]

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

Aśrānta (अश्रान्त):—[a-śrānta] (ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) a. Eternal.

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Ashranta 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aśrāṃta (ಅಶ್ರಾಂತ):—

1) [adjective] untired; not feeling the fatigue.

2) [adjective] not stopped; continuous; incessant.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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