Asrik, Asṛk: 2 definitions
Asrik 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 Asṛk can be transliterated into English as Asrk or Asrik, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Asṛk (असृक्) refers to “blood”, referred to as one of the twelve ‘excretions’ (or, ‘impurities’) of human beings. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 5.133)
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asṛk (असृक्):—[from asṛj] (in [compound] for asṛj).
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+1): Ashrika, Asriggandha, Asrigiccha, Asrikashthiva, Asrikchardi, Asrikkana, Asrikkara, Asrikku, Asrikpa, Asrikpata, Asrikpathopaga, Asrikpavan, Asrikpitta, Asrikpittaprada, Asrikpurna, Asrikpurnata, Asrikshrava, Asrikshravin, Asriksravana, Asriktva.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Asrik, Asṛk, Asrk; (plurals include: Asriks, Asṛks, Asrks). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 4.167 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
Verse 5.133 < [Section XIII - Purification of Substances]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCXXVII - Different names of the Ayurvedic Drugs < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)