Avasthashatka, Avasthaṣaṭka, Avastha-shatka: 1 definition


Avasthashatka 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 Avasthaṣaṭka can be transliterated into English as Avasthasatka or Avasthashatka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Avasthashatka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avasthaṣaṭka (अवस्थषट्क).—the six states of an action mentioned by Yāska; जायतेऽस्ति वर्धते विपरिणमतेऽपक्षीयते नश्यति (jāyate'sti vardhate vipariṇamate'pakṣīyate naśyati) Nir.

Derivable forms: avasthaṣaṭkam (अवस्थषट्कम्).

Avasthaṣaṭka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms avastha and ṣaṭka (षट्क).

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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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