Surashraya, Surāśraya, Sura-ashraya: 3 definitions

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Surashraya 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 Surāśraya can be transliterated into English as Surasraya or Surashraya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Surāśraya (सुराश्रय).—Meru.

Derivable forms: surāśrayaḥ (सुराश्रयः).

Surāśraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sura and āśraya (आश्रय).

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

Surāśraya (सुराश्रय):—[from sura > sur] m. ‘resort of the g°’, Meru, [Sūryasiddhānta; Kathāsaritsāgara]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Surāśraya (सुराश्रय):—(sura + ā) m. Stätte der Götter, Beiw. des Meru [Sūryasiddhānta 12, 41.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 110, 13.]

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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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