Ishtam, Iṣṭam: 1 definition
Ishtam 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣṭam (इष्टम्):—[from iṣṭa > iṣ] ind. voluntarily.
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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Ends with: Arishtam, Dhrishtam, Klishtam, Pariklishtam, Pratishtam, Urasasprishtam, Yathabhivrishtam, Yathadishtam, Yathadrishtam, Yathakrishtam, Yathapradishtam, Yathasamdishtam, Yathoddishtam, Yathopadishtam, Yavadishtam.
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Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Mundaka Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Chandogya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)