Shastravirodha, Śāstravirodha, Shastra-virodha: 4 definitions


Shastravirodha 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 Śāstravirodha can be transliterated into English as Sastravirodha or Shastravirodha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāstravirodha (शास्त्रविरोध).—

1) mutual contradiction of sacred precepts, inconsistency of precepts.

2) any act contrary to sacred precepts.

Derivable forms: śāstravirodhaḥ (शास्त्रविरोधः).

Śāstravirodha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śāstra and virodha (विरोध). See also (synonyms): śāstravipratiṣedha.

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

Śāstravirodha (शास्त्रविरोध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) 1. Opposition or deviation from sacred authority. 2. Contradiction or incompatibility of different systems. E. śāstra, and virodha contrariety.

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

1) Śāstravirodha (शास्त्रविरोध):—[=śāstra-virodha] [from śāstra > śās] m. opposition to sacred precept, [ib.]

2) [v.s. ...] mutual contradiction of books, incompatibility of different works, [ib.]

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

Śāstravirodha (शास्त्रविरोध):—[śāstra-virodha] (dhaḥ) 1. m. Opposition to the shāstras.

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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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