Ashruti, Aśruti, Āśruti: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Aśruti and Āśruti can be transliterated into English as Asruti or Ashruti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Aśruti (अश्रुति):—Loss of hearning

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśruti (अश्रुति).—a. Without ears.

-tiḥ m. (archaic) A serpent; देववंशान्पितृवंशान् ब्रह्मवंशांश्च शाश्वतान् । सन्त्यज्य मूढा वर्तन्ते ततो यान्त्यश्रुतीपथम् (devavaṃśānpitṛvaṃśān brahmavaṃśāṃśca śāśvatān | santyajya mūḍhā vartante tato yāntyaśrutīpatham) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.11.17.

-tiḥ f. Not hearing, forgetfulness; अश्रुतिमभिनीय (aśrutimabhinīya) Uttararāmacarita 3.

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Āśruti (आश्रुति).—f.

1) Hearing.

2) Accepting.

Derivable forms: āśrutiḥ (आश्रुतिः).

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

Aśruti (अश्रुति).—f. 1. not hearing, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 69, 11. 2. oblivion. Śhakṣuḥśruti, i. e.

Aśruti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and śruti (श्रुति).

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

Āśruti (आश्रुति).—[feminine] reach of hearing.

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

1) Aśruti (अश्रुति):—[=a-śruti] [from a-śruta] f. oblivion, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiii; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] not a Vedic text, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) Āśruti (आश्रुति):—[=ā-śruti] [from ā-śru] f. hearing, range of hearing, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

4) [v.s. ...] promising, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Aśruti (अश्रुति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Asui.

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Ashruti 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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