Shastrin, Śastrin, Śāstrin: 6 definitions

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Shastrin 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 terms Śastrin and Śāstrin can be transliterated into English as Sastrin or Shastrin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śastrin (शस्त्रिन्).—a. Bearing arms or weapons, armed, accoutred.

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Śāstrin (शास्त्रिन्).—a. (-ṇī f.) [शास्त्रं वेत्त्यधीते वा इनि (śāstraṃ vettyadhīte vā ini)] Versed or skilled in the Śāstras. -m.

1) One who has mastered the Śāstras, a learned man, a great Paṇḍit.

2) A teacher of sacred science.

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

Śastrin (शस्त्रिन्).—mfn. (-strī-striṇī-stri) Armed, having weapons. E. śastra, ini aff.

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Śāstrin (शास्त्रिन्).—m. (-strī) A Pandit, a teacher of holy science, or one skilled in it. E. śāstra as above, and ini aff.

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

Śastrin (शस्त्रिन्).—i. e. śastra + in, adj., f. iṇī, Armed, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 58.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Śāstrin (शास्त्रिन्) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—of Puṇyagrāma: Pañcāyudhaprapañca bhāṇa.

Śāstrin has the following synonyms: Trivikrama paṇḍita.

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

1) Śastrin (शस्त्रिन्):—[from śaṃs] 1. śastrin mfn. (for 2. See p. 1061, col. 2) reciting, a reciter, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [from śas] 2. śastrin mfn. having weapons, bearing arms, armed with a sword, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra etc.]

3) Śāstrin (शास्त्रिन्):—[from śās] mfn. or m. versed in the Śāstras, learned (cf. satata-ś), [Catalogue(s)]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a teacher of sacred books or science, a learned man, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] a Buddha, [Śiśupāla-vadha [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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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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