Caturasraka, Caturashraka: 5 definitions
Caturasraka 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturasraka.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Caturasraka (चतुरस्रक).—nt. (compare Sanskrit caturaśrikā, Kauṭ., see Schmidt, Nachträge, and J.J. Meyer, Index; according to Meyer a square shawl [or a blanket] used as protection against cold), probably a square blanket or shawl, one of the appointments of monks' quarters: vṛṣi-kocava (so read, see s.v.)-bimbopadhāna-caturasraka-śatāni (things fur- nished to monks) Divyāvadāna 40.11; 550.16; 553.3, 10; catu- rasrakam Mahāvyutpatti 8992, rendered in Tibetan, Chin., Japanese literally, square; bimbopadhāna and vṛsikā (or vṛṣ°, = Divyāvadāna vṛṣi) occur in the same vicinity, and kocavaka not far away (8982).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturasraka (चतुरस्रक).—[catur-asra + ka], m. and comp. ardha-, dvi-, m. The names of different postures, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 64.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Caturaśraka (चतुरश्रक):—[=catur-aśraka] [from catur > catasṛ] mf(ā)n. four-cornered, forming a quadrangular figure, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi; Agni-purāṇa xliii, 27]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a particular posture (in dancing), [Vikramorvaśī iv, 41/42.]
3) Caturasraka (चतुरस्रक):—[=catur-asraka] [from catur > catasṛ] for -aśraka.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Caturasraka (ಚತುರಸ್ರಕ):—[noun] a kind of small vessel used for drinking the juice of sōma plant in religious sacrifices.
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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Ends with: Dvicaturashraka.
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