Avasthatraya, aka: Avasthātraya, Avastha-traya; 2 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

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avasthātraya (अवस्थात्रय).—n S The three states or stages of human life, viz. youth, maturity, old age. 2 The three states,--waking, dreaming, sound sleep.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Avasthatraya (अवस्थत्रय).—the three states; i. e. जागृति (jāgṛti) (waking); स्वप्न (svapna) (dreaming), and सुषुप्ति (suṣupti) (sound sleep).

Derivable forms: avasthatrayam (अवस्थत्रयम्).

Avasthatraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms avastha and traya (त्रय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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