Somashri, Somaśrī: 2 definitions


Somashri 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 Somaśrī can be transliterated into English as Somasri or Somashri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Somaśrī (सोमश्री).—m., (1) name of a lay-disciple: Gaṇḍavyūha 51.10; (2) (°śiri m.c.), name of a kalpa: Gaṇḍavyūha 257.7 (verse).

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

Somaśrī (सोमश्री):—[=soma-śrī] [from soma] f. Name of a woman, [Bhadrabāhu-caritra]

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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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