Ashvasana, Āśvāsana, Ashva-asana, Aśvāsana: 13 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Āśvāsana and Aśvāsana can be transliterated into English as Asvasana or Ashvasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Asvasan.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Āśvāsana (आश्वासन):—In the condition of fear of poison, psychological morale boosting of the patient is advised by consoling the patient.
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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā
Āśvāsana (आश्वासन) refers to “relief”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly: “[...] Then the robbers released the five hundred men to be killed because of vices caused by their greed, and killed the magically conjured-up men. Then they, freed from the robbers, found their relief (āśvāsana) from the fear and terror of being killed, went to the place where the Bodhisattva Gaganagañja stayed, bowed down at the feet of the Buddha, joined the palms of their hands, bowed to the Bodhisattva Gaganagañja, and said: ‘We survived and found relief because of you, O Good man, please teach us the dharma which is the entrance into development for myself and others, because one can make progress in the dharma’. [...]
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Āśvāsana (आश्वासन).—Consoling, encouraging, cheering up, consolation; तदिदं द्वितीयं हृदयाश्वासनम् (tadidaṃ dvitīyaṃ hṛdayāśvāsanam) Ś.7; देवस्याश्वासनं भवति (devasyāśvāsanaṃ bhavati) Pt.1 cheering up of spirits, recovery.
Derivable forms: āśvāsanam (आश्वासनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Consoling, encouraging, reviving. E. āṅ before śvas to breathe, causal form, lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āśvāsana (आश्वासन).—i. e. ā-śvas + ana, n. Recreation, [Pañcatantra] 70, 21.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āśvāsana (आश्वासन).—[neuter] nā [feminine] consoling, encouraging, refreshment, comfort.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Āśvāsana (आश्वासन):—[=ā-śvāsana] [from ā-śvas] n. causing to revive, refreshing, reviving
2) [v.s. ...] consoling, encouraging, cheering up, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara]
3) [v.s. ...] refreshment, recreation, consolation, comfort, [Bālarāmāyaṇa; Veṇīs. etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āśvāsana (आश्वासन):—[ā-śvāsana] (naṃ) 1. n. Consoling.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Aśvasana (अश्वसन):—(nm) apnoea.
2) Āśvāsana (आश्वासन) [Also spelled asvasan]:—(nm) assurance; guarantee.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] = ಆಶ್ವಾಸನೆ [ashvasane].
2) [noun] the act of consoling; a giving of comfort or solace; consolation.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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