Shapavasana, Śāpāvasāna, Shapa-avasana: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Śāpāvasāna can be transliterated into English as Sapavasana or Shapavasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāpāvasāna (शापावसान).—f. the end of a curse; शापान्तो मे भुजगशयना- दुत्थिते शार्ङ्गपाणौ (śāpānto me bhujagaśayanā- dutthite śārṅgapāṇau) Me.112; R.8.82.

Derivable forms: śāpāvasānam (शापावसानम्).

Śāpāvasāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śāpa and avasāna (अवसान). See also (synonyms): śāpānta, śāpanivṛtti.

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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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