Ataptarashtra, Ātaptarāṣṭra: 1 definition


Ataptarashtra 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 Ātaptarāṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Ataptarastra or Ataptarashtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ātaptarāṣṭra (आतप्तराष्ट्र).—(?) , perhaps to be read as name of a former Buddha, Mahāvastu i.139.13—14; closer to mss. (Āttapta° or Attapta°) than Senart's em. Uttapta°, q.v.

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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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