Gandharvashala, aka: Gāndharvaśālā, Gandharva-shala; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Gāndharvaśālā can be transliterated into English as Gandharvasala or Gandharvashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Gāndharvaśālā (गान्धर्वशाला).—a music saloon, concert-hall; तत्र गान्धर्वशालायां वत्सराज उवास सः (tatra gāndharvaśālāyāṃ vatsarāja uvāsa saḥ) Ks.12.31.

Gāndharvaśālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gāndharva and śālā (शाला).

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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