Nashtaceshtata, Naṣṭaceṣṭatā, Nashta-ceshtata: 3 definitions
Nashtaceshtata 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.
The Sanskrit term Naṣṭaceṣṭatā can be transliterated into English as Nastacestata or Nashtaceshtata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Nashtacheshtata.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Naṣṭaceṣṭatā (नष्टचेष्टता).—universal destruction.
Naṣṭaceṣṭatā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naṣṭa and ceṣṭatā (चेष्टता).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tā) Fainting, swooning, insensibility, proceeding either from joy or sorrow, &c. E. naṣṭa lost, ceṣṭatā effort. harṣaśokādibhiḥ sarvaceṣṭārāhitye .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naṣṭaceṣṭatā (नष्टचेष्टता):—[=naṣṭa-ceṣṭa-tā] [from naṣṭa-ceṣṭa > naṣṭa > naś] f. rigidity, swooning, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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