Ashrayana, Āśrayaṇa: 6 definitions
Ashrayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Āśrayaṇa can be transliterated into English as Asrayana or Ashrayana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
āśrayaṇa (आश्रयण).—n S Seeking an asylum or refuge; having recourse to for protection or support. 2 Holding or embracing (an opinion, a doctrine).
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Āśrayaṇa (आश्रयण).—a. (-ṇī f.)
1) Resorting to, seeking refuge with; पुनरङ्काश्रयणी भवामि ते (punaraṅkāśrayaṇī bhavāmi te) Ku.4.2.
2) Referring to.
-ṇam 1 Betaking oneself to, taking refuge with.
2) Accepting, choosing.
4) Refuge, asylum.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) Refuge, asylum, means of protection or security. E. āṅ before śri to serve, lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āśrayaṇa (आश्रयण).—[-āśrayaṇa], i. e. ā-śri + ana, adj., f. ṇī. 1. Taking refuge. 2. Referring to, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 51.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āśrayaṇa (आश्रयण).—[feminine] ī depending on, relating to (—°); [neuter] going to, seeking, choosing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Āśrayaṇa (आश्रयण):—[=ā-śrayaṇa] [from ā-śri] mf(ī)n. having recourse to, resorting or applying to, seeking refuge or shelter from, [Kumāra-sambhava]
2) [v.s. ...] relating to, concerning, [Vikramorvaśī]
3) [v.s. ...] n. betaking one’s self or applying to
4) [v.s. ...] joining, accepting, choosing
5) [v.s. ...] refuge, asylum, means of protection or security, [Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad; Taittirīya-saṃhitā etc.]
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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