Atishesha, Atiśeṣa: 2 definitions

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Atishesha 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 Atiśeṣa can be transliterated into English as Atisesa or Atishesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atiśeṣa (अतिशेष).—Remainder; remnant (as of time); a small remainder.

Derivable forms: atiśeṣaḥ (अतिशेषः).

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

Atiśeṣa (अतिशेष):—[=ati-śeṣa] [from ati-śiṣ] m. remainder, remnant (especially of time), [Chāndogya-upaniṣad]

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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. 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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