Rasagra, Rasāgra: 2 definitions


Rasagra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Rasāgra (रसाग्र).—(only noted Mahāvastu ii.478.18, perhaps hapl. for rasarasāgra), rasarasāgra, subst. and adj. [bahuvrīhi], also adj. rasarasāgrin, and subst. °sāgratā, (state of, posses- sing) excellent taste or flavor, lit…best taste of tastes (the Pali equivalent is rasagga-saggi, adj., or °ggi-tā, not °ta as stated [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary]; the meaning of the -s-in -saggi is obscure; Sanskrit sa-?); applied both to food and to persons: of food, āhāro siddho…na me kadācid edṛśo rasāgro…svādita- pūrvo Mahāvastu ii.478.18 (rasāgro could be subst. or [bahuvrīhi] adj.), I have never before tasted (food containing?) such excellent flavor; (divya-, or divyai) rasarasāgropeta, adj. with āhāra, or once with piṣṭaka, Kāraṇḍavvūha 30.18 (misprinted rasārasā°); 44.2—3, 11; 48.2; 54.4 (misprinted rasarāsogrope°); 56.3; 60.23 (in all these rasarasāgra must be subst.); adj. [bahuvrīhi], said of the Bodhisattva by Gopā, hā mama rasārasāgrā Lalitavistara 234.21 (verse; mss. rasa°, Lefm. em. m.c.); rasarasāgriṇaḥ, n. pl., said of Buddhas, among the 32 lakṣaṇa, Mahāvastu ii.306.4 [Page454-a+ 71] (by em. but sound); °sāgra-tā, abstr., Mahāvyutpatti 245 etc., 21st of the 32 lakṣaṇa, q.v.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rasāgra (ರಸಾಗ್ರ):—[noun] the part of milk, curds etc. that floats on the liquid part of the same; cream.

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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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