Nasatya, aka: Nāsatya, Nāsatyā; 5 Definition(s)
Nasatya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Nāsatya (नासत्य).—One of the Aśvinīkumāras. (Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 208, Verse 17).Source: archive.org: 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.
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.
India history and geogprahy
Nāsatya.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘two’. Note: nāsatya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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Languages of India and abroad
Nāsatyā (नासत्या).—The constellation अश्विनी (aśvinī).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nāsatya (नासत्य).—m. du. (-tyau) The two sons of Ashwini, and physicians of Swarga. f.
(-tyā) The constellation Ashwini. E. na not, asatya impure.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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