Caturashrama, Caturāśrama, Catur-ashrama: 2 definitions


Caturashrama 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 Caturāśrama can be transliterated into English as Caturasrama or Caturashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturashrama.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Caturāśrama (चतुराश्रम).—the four orders or stages of the religious life of a Brāhmaṇa.

Derivable forms: caturāśramam (चतुराश्रमम्).

Caturāśrama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and āśrama (आश्रम).

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Caturashrama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Caturāśrama (ಚತುರಾಶ್ರಮ):—[noun] (pl.) the four stages (studentship, householdership, sylvan life, and the state of being detached from all worldly attachments) of or prescribed to a Hindu religious man.

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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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