Rashtravardhana, Rāṣṭravardhana: 6 definitions


Rashtravardhana 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.

The Sanskrit term Rāṣṭravardhana can be transliterated into English as Rastravardhana or Rashtravardhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Rashtravardhana in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Rāṣṭravardhana (राष्ट्रवर्धन).—A minister of Daśaratha. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 6).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Rāṣṭravardhana (राष्ट्रवर्धन).—Son of Dama.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 61. 8.
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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

[«previous next»] — Rashtravardhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rāṣṭravardhana (राष्ट्रवर्धन).—[adjective] increasing dominion.

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

1) Rāṣṭravardhana (राष्ट्रवर्धन):—[=rāṣṭra-vardhana] [from rāṣṭra] mfn. increasing a k°, exalting dominion, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a minister of Daśa-ratha and Rāma, [ib.]

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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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