Strisanga, Strīsaṅga, Strisamga: 6 definitions

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Strisanga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Strisanga in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Strīsaṅga (स्त्रीसङ्ग) refers to “association with women”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.24 (“Śiva consents to marry Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as Śiva said to Viṣṇu: “O Viṣṇu, O Brahmā, O gods, all of you please hear with attention. I am going to say a specific thing in a suitable manner. Marrying is not a proper thing for men. Marriage is a great fetter that binds firmly. There are many base bondages in the world. Association with women [i.e., strīsaṅga] is the toughest of all. One can free oneself from all bondages except that of women. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Strisanga in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

strīsaṅga (स्त्रीसंग).—m (S) Sexual converse with a female.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Strisanga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Strīsaṃga (स्त्रीसंग).—attachment to women, or intercourse with women.

Derivable forms: strīsaṃgaḥ (स्त्रीसंगः).

Strīsaṃga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms strī and saṃga (संग).

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

Strīsaṅga (स्त्रीसङ्ग).—[masculine] intercourse with women.

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

Strīsaṅga (स्त्रीसङ्ग):—[=strī-saṅga] [from strī] m. intercourse with w°, [Subhāṣitāvali]

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Strisanga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Strīsaṃga (ಸ್ತ್ರೀಸಂಗ):—[noun] association of a man with women (for sexual enjoyment).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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