Siddhashrama, Siddhāshrama, Siddhāśrama, Siddha-ashrama: 4 definitions


Siddhashrama 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 Siddhāśrama can be transliterated into English as Siddhasrama or Siddhashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Siddhāśrama (सिद्धाश्रम).—A hermitage. The place at which Vāmana thrust Mahābali down to Pātāla. This place became a hermitage later. When Viśvāmitra took Śrī Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa to the forest for the protection of his sacrifice, he showed them this hermitage. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Bālākāṇḍa, Sarga 29, Verse 22).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Siddhāshrama (सिद्धाश्रम): The Shiva's hermitage, Where Rama and Vishvamitra sacrifice for many days.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Siddhāśrama (सिद्धाश्रम).—[masculine] the hermitage of the blessed.

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

Siddhāśrama (सिद्धाश्रम):—[from siddha > sidh] m. ‘hermitage of the Blest’, Name of a h° in the Himālaya (where Viṣṇu performed penance during his dwarf incarnation), [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa]

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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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