Rogagrasta, Roga-grasta: 4 definitions



Rogagrasta 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Rogagrasta (रोगग्रस्त) refers to “afflicted by ailments”, release from which is obtainable through the worship of Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.14:—“[...] a person afflicted by ailments (rogagrasta) shall worship half that number [for details, see text]. A person desiring a daughter (kanya-kāma) shall worship half that number”.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rogagrasta (रोगग्रस्त).—a. afflicted with disease, sick.

Rogagrasta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms roga and grasta (ग्रस्त). See also (synonyms): rogārta, rogānvita, rogabhāj.

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

Rogagrasta (रोगग्रस्त).—mfn.

(-staḥ-stā-staṃ) Sick, diseased. E. roga, and grasta seized.

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

Rogagrasta (रोगग्रस्त):—[=roga-grasta] [from roga] mfn. seized with any disease or sickness, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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