Asthika, Āsthika: 9 definitions
Asthika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
āsthika (आस्थिक).—a S āsthēkarī m āsthēvāīka a Careful or concerned about; zealous, ardent, warmly engaged or interested.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
āsthika (आस्थिक).—n Careful about. Zealous.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) A bone. E. kan added to the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asthika (अस्थिक).—[asthi + ka], 1. n. A small bone, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 23. 2. A substitute for asthi, when latter part of comp. adj., e. g. an-, Boneless, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 275. dṛḍha -gulpha-śirā-, adj. Having strong ancles, nerves, and bones, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 32, 11.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asthika (अस्थिक):—[from asthi] n. ([gana] yāvādi q.v.) a bone [generally only ifc. f(ā). e.g. [Rāmāyaṇa; Yājñavalkya iii, 89]; cf. an-asthika sub voce an-astha].Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asthika (अस्थिक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Idem.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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Asthikara.
Ends with: Ambashthika, Anasthika, Aranyashashthika, Arddhaprasthika, Ardhaprasthika, Aupasthika, Avasthika, Carmakashthika, Chadamasthika, Ghanasthika, Kashthika, Kayasthika, Kharakashthika, Panasthika, Patalaprasthika, Prasthika, Shashthika, Vanakashthika, Varunakashthika.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
III. The nine Aśubhasaṃjñās in the sanskrit Abhidharma < [Preliminary note on the nine horrible notions (navāśubhasaṃjñā)]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 1: Misconduct of Gośāla < [Chapter IV - Mahāvīra’s second period of more than six years]
Part 7: Mahāvīra’s ten visions < [Chapter III - Mahāvīra’s first six years as an ascetic]
Part 6: Mahāvīra and Śūlapāṇi < [Chapter III - Mahāvīra’s first six years as an ascetic]
Krishna Suri - A Master of Manipravala Literature < [October – December, 1996]
Reviews < [January 1963]
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Contribution of Vachaspati-Mishra to Samkhya System (by Sasikumar. B)
Bhagavan Baba on Namasmarana (by Sathya Sai Baba)