Sharanagati, aka: Śaraṇāgati, Sharana-agati; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śaraṇāgati can be transliterated into English as Saranagati or Sharanagati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Śaraṇāgati (शरणागति).—The act of falling at the feet of the Devī for protection, sixfold.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 41. 74-81.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

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

Śaraṇāgati (शरणागति).—approach for protection.

Derivable forms: śaraṇāgatiḥ (शरणागतिः).

Śaraṇāgati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaraṇa and āgati (आगति).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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