Varastri, aka: Varastrī, Vara-stri; 5 Definition(s)
Varastri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Varastrī (वरस्त्री).—A sister of Bṛhaspati. The Vasu named Prabhāsa married Varastrī. This woman who was an expounder of the Vedas, pervaded all the creations by the power of harmony with the Supreme Spirit. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 60, Stanza 96: Vāyu Purāṇa, 84, 15).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Varastrī (वरस्त्री).—A sister of Bṛhaspati; wife of Prabhāsa (s.v.).*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 27-28.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
vārastrī (वारस्त्री).—f (S) See vārayuvatī.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Vārastrī (वारस्त्री).—'a woman of the multitude', a common woman, harlot, courtezan, prostitute; Ratn.1. 26; Ś. Til.16.
Vārastrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāra and strī (स्त्री). See also (synonyms): vāravadhū, vāravanitā, vāravilāsinī, vārasundarī.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vārastrī (वारस्त्री).—f. (-strī) A whore. E. vāra the many, strī a woman, a common woman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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. 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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