Svarashtra, Svarāṣṭra, Sva-rashtra: 3 definitions
Svarashtra 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 Svarāṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Svarastra or Svarashtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Svarāṣṭra (स्वराष्ट्र).—A country in India famous in the Purāṇas. Mention is made about this country in Mahābhārata, Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Verse 48.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Svarāṣṭra (स्वराष्ट्र).—own kingdom.
Derivable forms: svarāṣṭram (स्वराष्ट्रम्).
Svarāṣṭra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and rāṣṭra (राष्ट्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭraṃ) Own country or principality. E. sva, and rāṣṭra country.
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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Partial matches: Rashtra.
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