Nyasi, Nyāsi: 4 definitions

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Nyasi 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Nyāsi (न्यासि).—See Yati and Bhikṣu.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 7. 181; Vāyu-purāṇa 106. 18. {@Pa and Pha@}
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[Sanskrit to German]

Nyasi in German

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nyāsī (न्यासी):—(nm) a trustee.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nyāsi (ನ್ಯಾಸಿ):—[noun] = ನ್ಯಾಸಧಾರಿ [nyasadhari].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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