Raktavasana, Rakta-vasana: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Raktavasana (रक्तवसन).—a. clothed in red; Ms.8.256. (-m.) a Brāhmaṇa in the fourth order of life.

Raktavasana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rakta and vasana (वसन). See also (synonyms): raktavāsas.

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

Raktavasana (रक्तवसन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Dressed in red. m.

(-naḥ) The mendicant, or Brahmana of the fourth order, especially as occasionally clad in red garments. E. rakta red, vasana vesture.

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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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