Gajashvasana, Gajaśvasana, Gaja-shvasana: 1 definition


Gajashvasana 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 Gajaśvasana can be transliterated into English as Gajasvasana or Gajashvasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Gajashvasana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Gajaśvasana (गजश्वसन).—(= AMg. gaya-sasaṇa), elephant's trunk (misunderstood by Senart): Mahāvastu i.216.14 = ii.19.11 (verse) °na-sannikāśā śāradamegha khapathe virocanti (so read, combining evidence of mss. and meter).

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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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