Nasatya, aka: Nāsatya, Nāsatyā; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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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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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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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
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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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