Shuklavastra, aka: Śuklavastra, Shukla-vastra; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śuklavastra can be transliterated into English as Suklavastra or Shuklavastra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śuklavastra (शुक्लवस्त्र).—a. dressed in white.

Śuklavastra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śukla and vastra (वस्त्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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