Vaishanta, Vaiśanta: 2 definitions
Vaishanta 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 Vaiśanta can be transliterated into English as Vaisanta or Vaishanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaiśanta (वैशन्त).—[feminine] ī forming a pond, pond-like.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaiśanta (वैशन्त):—mf(ī)n. ([from] veśanta) contained in or forming a tank, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]
2) belonging to a Soma ladle or cup, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) Vaiśantā (वैशन्ता):—[from vaiśanta] f. = veśantā, a tank, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]
4) Vaiśanta (वैशन्त):—n. a cup of Soma juice, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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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