Caturashva, Caturaśva: 2 definitions
Caturashva 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 Caturaśva can be transliterated into English as Caturasva or Caturashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturashva.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Caturaśva (चतुरश्व).—A Rajarṣi. He was a prominent member is Yama’s assembly. (Sabhā Parva, Chapter 11).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
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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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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section VIII < [Lokapala Sabhakhayana Parva]