Varshatra, Varṣatra, Varsha-tra: 2 definitions
Varshatra 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 Varṣatra can be transliterated into English as Varsatra or Varshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Varṣatra (वर्षत्र).—an umbrella; छायां ते दिनकरभाः प्रबाधमानं वर्षत्रं भरत करोतु मूर्ध्नि शीताम् (chāyāṃ te dinakarabhāḥ prabādhamānaṃ varṣatraṃ bharata karotu mūrdhni śītām) Rām. 2.17.18.
Derivable forms: varṣatram (वर्षत्रम्).
Varṣatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms varṣa and tra (त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varṣatra (वर्षत्र):—[=varṣa-tra] [from varṣa] n. ‘rain-protector’, an umbrella, [Rāmāyaṇa]
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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Starts with: Varshatrana.
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