Shokasthana, Śokasthāna, Shoka-sthana: 4 definitions


Shokasthana 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 Śokasthāna can be transliterated into English as Sokasthana or Shokasthana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śokasthāna (शोकस्थान).—any cause of sorrow.

Derivable forms: śokasthānam (शोकस्थानम्).

Śokasthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śoka and sthāna (स्थान).

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

Śokasthāna (शोकस्थान).—n.

(-naṃ) Site, circumstance, or occasion of sorrow. E. śoka, and sthāna place.

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

Śokasthāna (शोकस्थान):—[=śoka-sthāna] [from śoka] n. any circumstance or occasion of sorrow, [Mahābhārata; Hitopadeśa]

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

Śokasthāna (शोकस्थान):—[śoka-sthāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Place or cause of grief.

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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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