Asrishtanna, Asṛṣṭānna, Asrishta-anna: 3 definitions


Asrishtanna 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 Asṛṣṭānna can be transliterated into English as Asrstanna or Asrishtanna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asṛṣṭānna (असृष्टान्न).—a. one who does not distribute food; विधिहीनमसृष्टान्नम् (vidhihīnamasṛṣṭānnam) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 17.13.

Asṛṣṭānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms asṛṣṭa and anna (अन्न).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Asṛṣṭānna (असृष्टान्न).—[adjective] whereat no food is distributed (sacrifice).

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

Asṛṣṭānna (असृष्टान्न):—[from a-sṛṣṭa] mfn. who does not distribute food.

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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.

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