Shastrishyama, Śastrīśyāma, Shastri-shyama: 1 definition


Shastrishyama 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 Śastrīśyāma can be transliterated into English as Sastrisyama or Shastrishyama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shastrishyama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śastrīśyāma (शस्त्रीश्याम):—[=śastrī-śyāma] [from śastrī > śas] mfn. bluish like the blade of a knife, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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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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