Mrigasana, Mṛgāsana, Mrigashana, Mṛgāśana, Mriga-ashana: 3 definitions



Mrigasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 terms Mṛgāsana and Mṛgāśana can be transliterated into English as Mrgasana or Mrigasana or Mrigashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mṛgāsana (मृगासन).—n (S Deer-seat.) A common term for the side-seats (of stone or chunam) of a vestibule or hall

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛgāśana (मृगाशन).—a lion.

Derivable forms: mṛgāśanaḥ (मृगाशनः).

Mṛgāśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛga and aśana (अशन).

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

Mṛgāśana (मृगाशन):—[from mṛga > mṛg] m. a lion, [Apte’s 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 (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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