Shashadhara, aka: Śaśadhara, Shasha-dhara; 2 Definition(s)


Shashadhara 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 Śaśadhara can be transliterated into English as Sasadhara or Shashadhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

śaśadhara (शशधर).—m S śaśāṅka m S śaśī m (S) (That has a hare, either as an emblem on his banners, or, fancifully, on his face:--the spots on the moon's disk being fancied to bear the figure of a hare.) Poetical names for the moon. The last word is common.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śaśadhara (शशधर).—m The moon.

(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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