Sharanapanna, Śaraṇāpanna, Sharana-apanna: 3 definitions


Sharanapanna 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 Śaraṇāpanna can be transliterated into English as Saranapanna or Sharanapanna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Śaraṇāpanna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaraṇa and āpanna (आपन्न). See also (synonyms): śaraṇāgata.

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

Śaraṇāpanna (शरणापन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) Taken refuge. E. śaraṇa and āpanna obtained.

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

Śaraṇāpanna (शरणापन्न):—[from śaraṇa] mfn. = śaranāgata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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