Catushkashtham, Catur-kashtham, Catuṣkāṣṭham: 1 definition
Catushkashtham 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 Catuṣkāṣṭham can be transliterated into English as Catuskastham or Catushkashtham, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chatushkashtham.
Languages of India and abroad
Catuṣkāṣṭham (चतुष्काष्ठम्).—ind. In four directions. चतुष्काष्ठं क्षिपन् वृक्षान् (catuṣkāṣṭhaṃ kṣipan vṛkṣān) ... Bhaṭṭikāvya 9.62.
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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