Rathashtami, Rathāṣṭamī, Ra-thashtami: 1 definition


Rathashtami 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 Rathāṣṭamī can be transliterated into English as Rathastami or Rathashtami, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Rathashtami in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rathāṣṭamī (रथाष्टमी):—[=ra-thāṣṭamī] [from ratha] f. the 8th lunar day in the bright half of the month Māgha, [Inscriptions]

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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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