Atyantavasin, Atyantavāsin, Atyanta-vasin: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atyantavāsin (अत्यन्तवासिन्).—m. [vas-ṇini] one who constantly stays with his preceptor, as a student.

Atyantavāsin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms atyanta and vāsin (वासिन्).

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

Atyantavāsin (अत्यन्तवासिन्):—[=aty-anta-vāsin] [from aty-anta] m. a student who perpetually resides with his teacher.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atyantavāsin (अत्यन्तवासिन्):—[karmadharaya compound] m.

(-sī) The Brahman who continues to live with his spiritual preceptor and always remains in the condition of a religious student. See naiṣṭhika. E. atyanta and vāsin.

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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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