Ashvacarya, Aśvacaryā, Ashva-carya: 1 definition


Ashvacarya 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 Aśvacaryā can be transliterated into English as Asvacarya or Ashvacarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Ashvacharya.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśvacaryā (अश्वचर्या).—Taking care of a horse; तस्या- श्वचर्यां काकुस्थ दृढधन्वा महारथः (tasyā- śvacaryāṃ kākustha dṛḍhadhanvā mahārathaḥ) (aṃśumānakarot) Rām.1.396-7.

Aśvacaryā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and caryā (चर्या).

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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. 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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