Ashrotriya, Aśrotrīya: 7 definitions
Ashrotriya 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 Aśrotrīya can be transliterated into English as Asrotriya or Ashrotriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Aśrotrīya (अश्रोत्रीय) is a Sanskrit word referring to “one who has not learnt the Veda”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 4.205)
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) A Brahman who has not read the Vedas. E. a neg. śrotriya a learned Brahman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśrotriya (अश्रोत्रिय).—adj. without learned Brāhmaṇas, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 101. Mantriśrotriya, i. e.
Aśrotriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and śrotriya (श्रोत्रिय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśrotriya (अश्रोत्रिय).—[adjective] not knowing the Veda.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aśrotriya (अश्रोत्रिय):—[=a-śrotriya] [from a-śrotṛ] mfn. not versed in the Veda, [Kāṭhaka; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] performed by Brāhmans who are not versed in the Veda, [Pañcatantra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśrotriya (अश्रोत्रिय):—[a-śrotriya] (yaḥ) 1. m. A Brāhman who has not read the vedas.
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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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 4.205 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
Verse 3.136 < [Section VIII - Śrāddhas]
Verse 3.120 < [Section VII - Duties of the Householder]
Shaiva Upanishads (A Critical Study) (by Arpita Chakraborty)
Gautama Dharmasūtra (by Gautama)
Apastamba Dharma-sutra (by Āpastamba)
Sankhayana-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)