Shanavasika, Śāṇavāsika: 3 definitions


Shanavasika means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Śāṇavāsika can be transliterated into English as Sanavasika or Shanavasika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Arya Sanavasika and Upagupta II (1470-1390 BCE) were the junior contemporaries of Madhyandina. Mahendra, the son of Sudhanu became the King. Chamasa, the son of Mahendra, succeeded him.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shanavasika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śāṇavāsika (शाणवासिक):—[=śāṇa-vāsika] [from śāṇa] m. Name of an Arhat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shanavasika in German

context information

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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