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 (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śāntarajas (शान्तरजस्).—A King of Kāśī. He was the son of King Trikakalpava and father of King Raji. (Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāntarajas (शान्तरजस्).—a.

1) dustless.

2) passionless.

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]

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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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