Dashasya, Daśāsya, Dashan-asya: 9 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Daśāsya can be transliterated into English as Dasasya or Dashasya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra

Daśāsya (दशास्य) is another name for Rāvaṇa (or Daśamukha): the son of Rākṣasa Ratnaśravas (son of Sumālin) and Vidyādharī Kaikasī (daughter of Vyomabindu), according to the Jain Ramayana and chapter 7.1 [origin of the rākṣasavaṃśa and vānaravaṃśa] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra (“lives of the 63 illustrious persons”): a Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three important persons in Jainism.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daśāsya (दशास्य).—epithets of Rāvaṇā; दशाननकिरीटेभ्यस्तत्क्षणं राक्षसप्रियः (daśānanakirīṭebhyastatkṣaṇaṃ rākṣasapriyaḥ) R.1.75.

Derivable forms: daśāsyaḥ (दशास्यः).

Daśāsya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and āsya (आस्य). See also (synonyms): daśānana.

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

Daśāsya (दशास्य).—m.

(-syaḥ) A name of Ravana. E. daśa ten, and āsya face, the tenheaded.

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

Daśāsya (दशास्य).—adj. epithet of Rāvaṇa.

Daśāsya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and āsya (आस्य).

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

Daśāsya (दशास्य).—[adjective] = daśamukha.

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

1) Daśāsya (दशास्य):—[from daśa] mfn. ten-mouthed, [Atharva-veda iv, 6, 1]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Rāvaṇa, [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 55, 12; Sāhitya-darpaṇa vi, 27/28]

3) Daśasya (दशस्य):—[Nominal verb] ([from] śas = [Latin] decus; cf.dāś and yaśas) yati (Impv. , ya; p. yat),

—to render service, serve, worship, favour, oblige (with [accusative]), [Ṛg-veda];

—to accord, do favour to ([dative case]), [Ṛg-veda]

4) Daśasyā (दशस्या):—[from daśasya] ind. to please any one ([dative case]), [vii, 99, 3.]

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

Daśāsya (दशास्य):—[daśā+sya] (syaḥ) 1. m. A name of Rāvana.

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Dashasya in German

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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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