Sharirastha, Śarīrastha: 4 definitions

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Sharirastha 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 Śarīrastha can be transliterated into English as Sarirastha or Sharirastha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Sharirastha in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Śarīrastha (शरीरस्थ) refers to “that which is within the body”, according to the Kularatnoddyota, one of the earliest Kubjikā Tantras.—Accordingly, “[...]  You have a third form which is present (in the Transmission of) the Youth and ends with (that of) the Aged. You will be in a form that can be contemplated by means of this very form. Consisting of great energy and, inflammed, it blazes with incomparable qualities. O mother of Kula, it illumines the great meditation within the body [i.e., śarīrastha]. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sharirastha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śarīrastha (शरीरस्थ).—[adjective] being in the body.

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

Śarīrastha (शरीरस्थ):—[=śarīra-stha] [from śarīra] mfn. existing in the b°, [Bhartṛhari]

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sharirastha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śarīrastha (ಶರೀರಸ್ಥ):—[adjective] being housed in a body (said of the soul).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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