Nasatya, aka: Nāsatya, Nāsatyā; 3 Definition(s)


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Nāsatya (नासत्य).—One of the Aśvinīkumāras. (Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 208, Verse 17).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1a) Nāsatya (नासत्य).—A son of Mārtāṇḍa or Sūrya; one of the Aśvins.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 84. 24, 77.

1b) A deva gaṇa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 12.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nāsatyā (नासत्या).—The constellation अश्विनी (aśvinī).

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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