Hastyashana, Hastyaśanā, Hastin-ashana: 2 definitions

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Hastyashana 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 Hastyaśanā can be transliterated into English as Hastyasana or Hastyashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hastyaśanā (हस्त्यशना).—Boswellia Serrata (Mar. sāḷaī, kuruṃda).

Hastyaśanā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hastin and aśanā (अशना).

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

Hastyaśanā (हस्त्यशना):—[=hasty-aśanā] [from hasty > hasta] f. Boswellia Serrata or Thurifera, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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