Parshvatas, aka: Pārśvatas; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pārśvatas can be transliterated into English as Parsvatas or Parshvatas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pārśvatas (पार्श्वतस्).—ind.

1) Near, at hand, by the side, close to; पार्श्वतः प्रस्थितं तमनवस्थितं प्रियाः (pārśvataḥ prasthitaṃ tamanavasthitaṃ priyāḥ) R.19.31; प्रायेण भूमिपतयः प्रमदा लताश्च यत् पार्श्वतो भवति तत् परिवेष्टयन्ति (prāyeṇa bhūmipatayaḥ pramadā latāśca yat pārśvato bhavati tat pariveṣṭayanti) Pt.1.35.

2) (= paścāt q. v.); पार्श्वतः करणं प्राज्ञः (pārśvataḥ karaṇaṃ prājñaḥ) Mb.12.142.9.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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