Ashtaragadis, Aṣṭarāgādis: 1 definition
Ashtaragadis 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 Aṣṭarāgādis can be transliterated into English as Astaragadis or Ashtaragadis, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Aṣṭarāgādis (अष्टरागादिस्).—Rāga, Dveṣa, Kāma, Krodha, Lobha, Moha, Mada and Mātsarya (Rāga—Desire for sensuous pleasures. Dveṣa—Desire to seek vengeance on those who have offended you. Kāma—Desire for worldly possessions. Krodha—Anger, Lobha—Miserliness. Moha—Delusion. Mada—Pride. Mātsarya—Jealousy.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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