Shithilayati, Śithilayati: 1 definition


Shithilayati 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 Śithilayati can be transliterated into English as Sithilayati or Shithilayati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śithilayati (शिथिलयति).—Den. P.

1) To relax, slacken, loosen; शिथिलितमानग्रहणो वाति दक्षिणपवनः (śithilitamānagrahaṇo vāti dakṣiṇapavanaḥ) Ratnāvalī 1.14.

2) To give up, abandon; शिथिलय क्षणमात्रं बाष्पमोक्षम् (śithilaya kṣaṇamātraṃ bāṣpamokṣam) Ve.5.

3) To lessen, allow to cool down; न सा इतोगतमनुरागं शिथिलयति (na sā itogatamanurāgaṃ śithilayati) V.2.

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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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