Sarasana, aka: Sharasana, Sārasana, Sarashana, Sāraśana, Shara-asana; 6 Definition(s)
Sarasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Sāraśana can be transliterated into English as Sarasana or Sarashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śarāsana (शरासन).—See under Citraśarāsana.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Śarāsana (शरासन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.4) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śarāsana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Sarasana (सरसन): One of the Kaurava brothers who died in the war.Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
śarāsana (शरासन).—n S (That throws or ejects arrows.) A bow. 2 Shooting arrows.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śarāsana (शरासन).—n A bow; shooting arrows.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
1) A girdle or zone; सारशनं महानहिः (sāraśanaṃ mahānahiḥ) Ki.18.32.
2) A military girdle; स्वर्णसारसनालम्बि-कौक्षेयक- कृतश्रियम् (svarṇasārasanālambi-kaukṣeyaka- kṛtaśriyam) Śiva. B.29.19 (klībe sāraśanaṃ cātha puṃskaṭhyāṃ śṛṅkhalaṃ triṣu Ak.).
3) A breast-plate.
Derivable forms: sārasanam (सारसनम्).
See also (synonyms): sāraśana.
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Śarāsana (शरासन).—an arrowshooter, a bow; शरासनं तेषु विकृष्यतामिदम् (śarāsanaṃ teṣu vikṛṣyatāmidam) Ś.6.28; R.3.52; Ku.3.64.
Derivable forms: śarāsanam (शरासनम्).
Śarāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śara and asana (असन). See also (synonyms): śarāsya.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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