Shantaraya, Śāntaraya: 4 definitions

Introduction

Shantaraya 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 Śāntaraya can be transliterated into English as Santaraya or Shantaraya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śāntaraya (शान्तरय).—A son of Trikakut (Dhamasārathi). He realised the Ātman.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 17. 12.
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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

[«previous (S) next»] — Shantaraya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śāntaraya (शान्तरय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Slackened in speed. E. śānta, raya rapidity.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śāntaraya (शान्तरय).—(vb. śam), adj. slackened in speed.

Śāntaraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śānta and raya (रय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śāntaraya (शान्तरय):—[=śānta-raya] [from śānta] mfn. slackened in speed, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Dharma-sārathi, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) Sāntarāya (सान्तराय):—mfn. separated by an interval of time from ([ablative]), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa] (-tā f., [ib.])

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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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