Rajashasana, Rājaśāsana, Rajan-shasana: 6 definitions

Introduction

Rajashasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Rājaśāsana can be transliterated into English as Rajasasana or Rajashasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Rājaśāsana (राजशासन).—For wrong entry in, punished with uttama daṇḍa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 227. 202.
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rājaśāsana (राजशासन).—n (S) A royal edict.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rājaśāsana (राजशासन).—a royal edict; दिवा चरेयुः कार्यार्थं चिह्निता राजशासनैः (divā careyuḥ kāryārthaṃ cihnitā rājaśāsanaiḥ) Ms.1.55.

Derivable forms: rājaśāsanam (राजशासनम्).

Rājaśāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and śāsana (शासन).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rājaśāsana (राजशासन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A royal edict. 2. A royal badge. E. rāja and śāsana an edict.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rājaśāsana (राजशासन):—[=rāja-śāsana] [from rāja > rāj] n. a royal edict or order, [Manu-smṛti x, 55.]

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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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