Sharanagata, aka: Śaraṇāgata, Sharana-agata; 4 Definition(s)


Sharanagata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śaraṇāgata can be transliterated into English as Saranagata or Sharanagata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Sharanagata in Marathi glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

śaraṇāgata (शरणागत).—a (S) corruptly śaraṇāṅgata a That is come seeking refuge or protection, a refugee, an appellant. Ex. śaraṇa jāya ayōdhyānāthā || tō vajra- pañjara śaraṇāgatā || bhavavyathā vārīla ||; also ahaṅkāra jaḍa parvata || śaraṇāgatā bādhē yathārtha ||.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śaraṇāgata (शरणागत).—a A refugee, an appellant.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sharanagata in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śaraṇāgata (शरणागत).—a. gone to for refuge or protection, taking shelter with, fugitive.

Śaraṇāgata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaraṇa and āgata (आगत). See also (synonyms): śaraṇāpanna.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaraṇāgata (शरणागत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Refuge, appellant, one who comes for protection or refuge. E. śaraṇa protection, and āgata come.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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