Shariraja, Śarīraja, Sharira-ja: 5 definitions


Shariraja 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 Śarīraja can be transliterated into English as Sariraja or Shariraja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śarīraja (शरीरज).—

1) sickness.

2) lust, passion.

3) the god of love; शरीरजसमाविष्टा राक्षसी राममब्रवीत् (śarīrajasamāviṣṭā rākṣasī rāmamabravīt) Rām. 3.17.12.

4) a son, offspring; शरीरजेभ्यश्च्युतयूथपङ्क्तयः (śarīrajebhyaścyutayūthapaṅktayaḥ) Ki.4.31.

Derivable forms: śarīrajaḥ (शरीरजः).

Śarīraja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śarīra and ja (ज).

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

Śarīraja (शरीरज).—mfn.

(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Born or produced by the body, &c. m.

(-jaḥ) 1. Sickness, disease. 2. The deity Kama or love. 3. A son. E. śarīra the body, and ja born.

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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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