Nirastra, Nir-astra: 6 definitions
Nirastra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Niratra.
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Nirastra (निरस्त्र).—a. weaponless, unarmed.
Nirastra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and astra (अस्त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nirastra (निरस्त्र).—[adjective] weaponless.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nirastra (निरस्त्र):—[=nir-astra] [from nir > niḥ] mfn., [Rāmāyaṇa; Caurapañcāśikā]
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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.
Nirastra (निरस्त्र) [Also spelled niratra]:—(a) unarmed; disarmed.
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