Asudharana, Asu-dharana, Asudhāraṇa, Asudhāraṇā: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asudhāraṇa (असुधारण) or Asudhāraṇā (असुधारणा).—sustenance of life, life, existence.

Derivable forms: asudhāraṇam (असुधारणम्).

Asudhāraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms asu and dhāraṇa (धारण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Asudhāraṇa (असुधारण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Life, existence. E. asu vital air, and dhāraṇa possession.

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

Asudhāraṇa (असुधारण):—[=asu-dhāraṇa] [from asu] n. life, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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