Astirya, Āstīrya, A-stirya: 1 definition
Astirya 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Āstīrya (आस्तीर्य):—[=ā-stīrya] [from ā-stṛ] [indeclinable participle] having scattered over or strewed
2) [v.s. ...] covering, spreading, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Lāṭyāyana; Kauśika-sūtra]
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)
Partial matches: A.
Starts with: Astiryati.
Ends with: Upastirya.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.3.43 < [Chapter 3 - Mahāprabhu’s Deliverance of Sarvabhauma, Exhibition of His Six-armed Form, and Journey to Bengal]
Khadira-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
Paraskara-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)