Shanashati, aka: Śaṇaśāṭi, Shana-shati, Śaṇaśāṭī; 1 Definition(s)
Shanashati 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 terms Śaṇaśāṭi and Śaṇaśāṭī can be transliterated into English as Sanasati or Shanashati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Śaṇaśāṭi (शणशाटि) or Śaṇa-śāṭikā.—(compare Pali sāṇa-sāṭaka, e.g. Vism. i.54.7 °ko viya dubbaṇṇo hoti, sc. puggalo, dussīlyatāya), hempen cloth or rag, as something cheap and poor: sana- (read śaṇa, see Note p. 706)-śāṭikā-nivāsitaḥ sphaṭita- pāṇipāda etc. Divy 83.22; kārṣaśatāny…sphuṭitapāṇi- pādāni śaṇaśāṭī-nivāsitāni 463.8; (of a wandering brahman pupil) śaṇa-śāṭiṃ (mss. śana-, sana-; Senart em. snāna-) ādāya Mv i.232.4 (prose). Cf. śāṇaka.
Śaṇaśāṭi can also be spelled as Śaṇaśāṭī (शणशाटी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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.
Starts with: Shanashatika.
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