Ashtamika, Aṣṭamikā: 8 definitions

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Ashtamika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Aṣṭamikā can be transliterated into English as Astamika or Ashtamika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Aṣṭamikā.—same as śalamāna (q. v.). Note: aṣṭamikā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Aṣṭamikā.—same as śatamāna. Note: aṣṭamikā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṣṭamikā (अष्टमिका).—A weight of four Tolās.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Aṣṭamika (अष्टमिक).—nt. (also āṣṭa°, q.v.), food given away on the feast of the eighth lunar day: Mahāvyutpatti 5758.

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Āṣṭamika (आष्टमिक).—nt. = aṣṭamika, q.v., Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 23a.3 nait-yakaṃ vā nimantraṇakaṃ vā āṣṭamikaṃ vā cāturdaśikaṃ vā…

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

Aṣṭamikā (अष्टमिका).—f.

(-kā) A weight of four tolas. E. aṣṭama eighth, kan added, fem. form.

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

1) Aṣṭamikā (अष्टमिका):—[from aṣṭamaka > aṣṭan] f. a śukti or weight of four tolas.

2) Āṣṭamika (आष्टमिक):—[from āṣṭama] mfn. taught in the eighth (book of Pāṇini), [Patañjali]

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

Aṣṭamikā (अष्टमिका):—(kā) 1. f. Weight of 4 tolas.

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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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