Ashvavrata, Aśvavrata, Ashva-vrata: 3 definitions

Introduction

Ashvavrata 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 Aśvavrata can be transliterated into English as Asvavrata or Ashvavrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Aśvavrata (अश्वव्रत).—The performer of it, becomes Rājarāja.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 101. 71.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśvavrata (अश्वव्रत).—Name of sāman.

Derivable forms: aśvavratam (अश्वव्रतम्).

Aśvavrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and vrata (व्रत).

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

Aśvavrata (अश्वव्रत):—[=aśva-vrata] [from aśva] n. Name of a Sāman.

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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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