Rogashanti, Rogaśānti, Roga-shanti: 5 definitions


Rogashanti 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 Rogaśānti can be transliterated into English as Rogasanti or Rogashanti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Rogashanti in Kavya glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Rogaśānti (रोगशान्ति) refers to “(a ceremony that) averts disease”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 19.54.—Accordingly: “The ministers joined by the chaplain who knew the last rites placed him on the pyre in secret in the palace garden, under the pretext of a ceremony that averts disease (rogaśānti)”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rogashanti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rogaśānti (रोगशान्ति).—

1) alleviation or cure of a disease.

Derivable forms: rogaśāntiḥ (रोगशान्तिः).

Rogaśānti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms roga and śānti (शान्ति).

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

Rogaśānti (रोगशान्ति).—f.

(-ntiḥ) Cure or alleviation of disease. E. roga, and śānti appeasing; also rogaśamaḥ and the like.

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

Rogaśānti (रोगशान्ति):—[=roga-śānti] [from roga] f. alleviation or cure of d°, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rogaśānti (रोगशान्ति):—[roga-śānti] (ntiḥ) 2. f. Cure.

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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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