Satra, Shatra: 13 definitions
Satra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 1. 4: Vāyu-purāṇa 2. 13-14: 23. 19: 54. 2.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 1. 17.
- 3) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 5. 1, 3.
1b) A son of Svāyambhuva Manu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 104.
1c) One of the ten sons of Kardama.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 9.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
Satra (सत्र) refers to “forest” according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles [viz., Satra] and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Satra.—(EI 10, 19, 23, 26), same as sattra. Note: satra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
satra (सत्र).—n (S) Sacrificing or sacrifice. 2 Liberality, munificence. 3 Reciting in public assembly the marvelous exploits, or celebrating the praises, of the gods. 4 The distribution of food to Brahmans and mendicants: also the building erected or the spot appointed for this distribution.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
satra (सत्र).—n Sacrificing or sacrifice. Liberality, munificence. The distribution of food to mendicants. also the building arected for this purpose.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Satra (सत्र).—See. सत्त्र (sattra).
-tram ind. With, together; सार्धं साकं समं सत्रं सहार्थे संप्रकीर्तिताः (sārdhaṃ sākaṃ samaṃ satraṃ sahārthe saṃprakīrtitāḥ)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-traṃ) Sacrifice, &c.: see sattra .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Satra (सत्र).—see sattra.
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Satrā (सत्रा).—[sa + trā], prep. (with instr.), With, together with.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Satrā (सत्रा).—[adverb] at once, together; along with ([instrumental]); at all, by all means; thoroughly, much too.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śātra (शात्र):—n. Name of various Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]
2) Satrā (सत्रा):—[=sa-trā] [from sa > sa-takṣan] a etc. See [column]2.
3) Satra (सत्र):—incorrect for sattra.
4) Satrā (सत्रा):—[=sa-trā] b ind. ([from] 7. sa + trā) together, together with ([instrumental case]), altogether, throughout
5) [v.s. ...] always, by all means, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Satra (सत्र):—(ka, ṅa) satrayate 1. d. To act liberally; extend; be connected.
2) (traṃ) n. Sacrifice.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Satra (सत्र):—(nm) a session; ~[trāṃta] conclusion of a session; ~[trāṃśa] a term (in an academic institution); ~[trāvasāna] prorogation (of an assembly etc.); conclusion of a session.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+16): Satra-agara, Satra-agara-karana, Satra-yaga, Satrac, Satradavan, Satrah, Satraha, Satrahan, Satraja, Satrajit, Satrajita, Satrajitamahatmya, Satrajiti, Satraka, Satrakara, Satram, Satrana, Satranc, Satranga, Satranji.
Ends with (+95): Abhisheka Nakshatra, Agninakshatra, Agrahayaninakshatra, Ahikshatra, Akshatra, Amsatra, Andhalem Nakshatra, Angirasasatra, Annasatra, Anuradhanakshatra, Ardranakshatra, Ashleshanakshatra, Ashvininakshatra, Avanakshatra, Bahujanasatra, Bauddhasatra, Bharaninakshatra, Bhumisatra, Brahma-kshatra, Brahmakshatra.
Full-text (+33): Satraja, Sattra, Brahmasatra, Satrajita, Satrasaha, Satrakara, Satrasahiya, Dirghasatra, Satrahan, Satraha, Satradavan, Satrasah, Satra-agara, Satrajit, Satra-agara-karana, Satrac, Satranyaya, Angirasasatra, Satram, Tavasya.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2.106 < [Section XX - Non-observance of Holidays]
Verse 3.160 < [Section VIII - Śrāddhas]
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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 4 - The advent of Vāyu < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
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