Shantarajas, Śāntarajas, Shanta-rajas: 4 definitions
Shantarajas 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 term Śāntarajas can be transliterated into English as Santarajas or Shantarajas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Śāntarajas (शान्तरजस्).—A King of Kāśī. He was the son of King Trikakalpava and father of King Raji. (Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha).
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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śāntarajas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śānta and rajas (रजस्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāntarajas (शान्तरजस्):—[=śānta-rajas] [from śānta] mfn. dustless or passionless ([literally] ‘having dust or passion allayed’), [Bhagavad-gītā]
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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