Suryashtaka, Sūryāṣṭaka, Surya-ashtaka: 3 definitions

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Suryashtaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Sūryāṣṭaka can be transliterated into English as Suryastaka or Suryashtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Sūryāṣṭaka (सूर्याष्टक) is the name of a work ascribed to Rāmapāṇivāda (18th Century): a scholar of multi discipline, who flourished in Kerala in the 18th Century. He was a prolific writer both in Sanskrit and Prakrit. Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XXIV. pp. 173-74.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Sūryāṣṭaka (सूर्याष्टक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Oppert. Ii, 6512. Printed in Bṛhatstotraratnākara p. 229.
—from the Padmapurāṇa. Burnell. 199^a.

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

Sūryāṣṭaka (सूर्याष्टक):—[from sūrya > sūr] n. Name of [work]

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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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