Shilagriha, Śilāgṛha, Shila-griha: 5 definitions
Shilagriha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Śilāgṛha can be transliterated into English as Silagrha or Shilagriha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Śilā-gṛha.—(EI 22), a stone mansion. Note: śilā-gṛha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śilāgṛha (शिलागृह).—a grotto.
Derivable forms: śilāgṛham (शिलागृहम्).
Śilāgṛha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śilā and gṛha (गृह).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śilāgṛha (शिलागृह).—[neuter] a house made of stone or in a rock.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śilāgṛha (शिलागृह):—[=śilā-gṛha] [from śilā] n. ‘rock-house’, a grotto, [Rāmāyaṇa; Rājataraṅgiṇī]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śilāgṛha (शिलागृह):—n. ein Gemach in einem Felsen, ein aus Steinen aufgeführtes Häuschen [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 16, 30. 37, 42.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 275.]
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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