Suvarnamasha, Suvarṇamāṣa, Suvarna-masha: 1 definition
Suvarnamasha 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 Suvarṇamāṣa can be transliterated into English as Suvarnamasa or Suvarnamasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Suvarṇamāṣa (सुवर्णमाष):—[=su-varṇa-māṣa] [from su-varṇa] m. ([Prāyaścitta-tattva]) or a [particular] weight (= 5 Kṛṣṇalas or 12 Dhānya-māṣas).
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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Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
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