Caturashramya, Cāturāśramya: 8 definitions


Caturashramya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Cāturāśramya can be transliterated into English as Caturasramya or Caturashramya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturashramya.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Caturashramya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cāturāśramya (चातुराश्रम्य).—n S The aggregate of the four orders; viz. student, householder, mendicant, ascetic.

context information

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 dictionary

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

Cāturāśramya (चातुराश्रम्य).—The four periods of the religious life of a Brāhmaṇa; see आश्रम (āśrama).

Derivable forms: cāturāśramyam (चातुराश्रम्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cāturāśramya (चातुराश्रम्य).—n.

(-myaṃ) The aggregate of the four orders of a Brahmana such as religious studentship, house-holder, mendicant and ascetic. E. catur four, āśrama order, ṣyaña aff.

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

Cāturāśramya (चातुराश्रम्य).—i. e. catur-āśrama + ya, n. The four orders of brahmanical life, Mahābhārata 3, 11244.

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

1) Caturāśramya (चतुराश्रम्य):—[=catur-āśramya] [from catur > catasṛ] for cāt.

2) Cāturāśramya (चातुराश्रम्य):—[from cātura] n. ([gana] caturvarṇādi) the 4 periods of a Brāhman’s life, [Mahābhārata iii, 11244]

3) [v.s. ...] [xii f.]

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

Cāturāśramya (चातुराश्रम्य):—[cāturā-śramya] (myaṃ) 1. n. The aggregate of the 4 orders of student, householder, mendicant and ascetic.

[Sanskrit to German]

Caturashramya in German

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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