Dharmashasana, aka: Dharmaśāsana, Dharma-shasana; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Dharmaśāsana can be transliterated into English as Dharmasasana or Dharmashasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Dharmaśāsana (धर्मशासन).—a code of laws, jurisprudence; न धर्मशास्त्रं पठतीति कारणम् (na dharmaśāstraṃ paṭhatīti kāraṇam) H.1.17; Y.1.5. [मनुर्यमो वसिष्ठोऽत्रिः दक्षो विष्णुस्तथाङ्गिराः । उशना वाक्पतिर्व्यास आपस्तम्बोऽ थ गौतमः ॥ कात्यायनो नारदश्च याज्ञवल्क्यः पराशरः । संवर्तश्चैव शङ्खश्च हारीतो लिखितस्तथा ॥ एतैर्यानि प्रणीतानि धर्मशास्त्राणि वै पुरा । तान्येवातिप्रमाणानि न हन्तव्यानि हेतुभिः (manuryamo vasiṣṭho'triḥ dakṣo viṣṇustathāṅgirāḥ | uśanā vākpatirvyāsa āpastambo' tha gautamaḥ || kātyāyano nāradaśca yājñavalkyaḥ parāśaraḥ | saṃvartaścaiva śaṅkhaśca hārīto likhitastathā || etairyāni praṇītāni dharmaśāstrāṇi vai purā | tānyevātipramāṇāni na hantavyāni hetubhiḥ) ||]

Derivable forms: dharmaśāsanam (धर्मशासनम्).

Dharmaśāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and śāsana (शासन). See also (synonyms): dharmaśāstra.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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