Shastrokta, Śāstrokta, Shastra-ukta: 8 definitions

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Shastrokta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Śāstrokta can be transliterated into English as Sastrokta or Shastrokta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shastrokt.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Śāstrokta (शास्त्रोक्त) refers to the “declared sacred rite” [i.e., yathā śāstrokta-phalaprāpti-kāmanārthaṃ], according to the Guru Mandala Worship (maṇḍalārcana) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shastrokta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāstrokta (शास्त्रोक्त).—a. prescribed by sacred laws, enjoined by the Śāstras, lawful, legal.

Śāstrokta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śāstra and ukta (उक्त).

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

Śāstrokta (शास्त्रोक्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) Said or declared in a work of sacred authority. E. śāstra, and ukta said.

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

Śāstrokta (शास्त्रोक्त):—[from śāstra > śās] mfn. declared or enjoined by the Ś°, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Śāstrokta (शास्त्रोक्त):—[śāstro+kta] (ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) a. Declared in 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shastrokta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Śāstrokta (शास्त्रोक्त) [Also spelled shastrokt]:—(a) as ordained by the shastras/scriptures; as laid down in a discipline.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shastrokta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śāstrōkta (ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರೋಕ್ತ):—[adjective] declared or enjoined by the scriptures or sacred texts.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shastrokta in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Śāstrokta (शास्त्रोक्त):—adj. declared or enjoined by the Shastras; proclaimed by the scriptures; prescribed by the sacred laws;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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