Shashthannakala, Ṣaṣṭhānnakāla: 5 definitions


Shashthannakala 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 Ṣaṣṭhānnakāla can be transliterated into English as Sasthannakala or Shashthannakala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shashthannakala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṣṭhānnakāla (षष्ठान्नकाल).—n.

(-laṃ) The taking of food once in three days, as an act of penance. E. ṣaṣṭhānna, and kāla time; also with kan added, ṣaṣṭhānnakālakaṃ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṣṭhānnakāla (षष्ठान्नकाल).—[adjective] = 2 ṣaṣṭhabhakta; [abstract] [feminine]

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

1) Ṣaṣṭhānnakāla (षष्ठान्नकाल):—[=ṣaṣṭhānna-kāla] [from ṣaṣṭhānna > ṣaṣṭha > ṣaṣ] mfn. = ṭha-bhakta above

2) [v.s. ...] n. eating only at the time of the sixth meal (id est. on the evening of every third day)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṣṭhānnakāla (षष्ठान्नकाल):—[ṣaṣṭhā+nna-kāla] < [ṣaṣṭhānna-kāla] (laṃ) 1. n. Idem.

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Shashthannakala in German

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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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