Sasamhara, Sasaṃhāra: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sasaṃhāra (ससंहार).—a. Having the means of restraint.

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

Sasaṃhāra (ससंहार).—adj. with charms for restraining (magical weapons), [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 4, 22.

Sasaṃhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and saṃhāra (संहार).

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

Sasaṃhāra (ससंहार):—[=sa-saṃhāra] [from sa > sa-saṃrambha] mfn. having the means of restraint (said of magical weapons which can only be made to return to the owner by repeating certain Mantras), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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. 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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