Avasarpana, Avasarpaṇa: 6 definitions
Avasarpana 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avasarpaṇa (अवसर्पण).—Stepping or going down.
Derivable forms: avasarpaṇam (अवसर्पणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avasarpaṇa (अवसर्पण).—[neuter] descent.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avasarpaṇa (अवसर्पण):—[=ava-sarpaṇa] [from ava-sṛp] n. ‘descent’, the place from which Manu descended after he had left his ark, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa i]
2) [v.s. ...] ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]).
3) [v.s. ...] going down to, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] (cf. rathyāvas.)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a descending; coming down or going down; descent.
2) [noun] (Jain.) a condition or period of decline, as in morals, social life, quality of human life, etc.; deterioration; decay; decadence.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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