Gunarashi, Guṇarāśi, Guna-rashi: 3 definitions

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Gunarashi 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 Guṇarāśi can be transliterated into English as Gunarasi or Gunarashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Guṇarāśi (गुणराशि).—an epithet of Śiva

Derivable forms: guṇarāśiḥ (गुणराशिः).

Guṇarāśi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and rāśi (राशि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Guṇarāśi (गुणराशि).—n. of a former Buddha: LV 5.13.

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

1) Guṇarāśi (गुणराशि):—[=guṇa-rāśi] [from guṇa] m. ‘having a great number of qualities’, Śiva

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a Buddha, [Lalita-vistara i, 76.]

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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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