Vasaga, Vashaga, Vaśaga, Vasha-ga: 6 definitions

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Vasaga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Vaśaga can be transliterated into English as Vasaga or Vashaga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vasaga : (adj.) being in someone's power.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaśaga (वशग).—(so vaśaṃgata) a. obedient to the will of another, submissive, subject; नमस्यामो देवान्ननु हतविधेस्तेऽपि वशगाः (namasyāmo devānnanu hatavidheste'pi vaśagāḥ) Bh.2.94. (-m.) a servant.

Vaśaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaśa and ga (ग). See also (synonyms): vaśānuga, vaśavartin.

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Vaśaga (वशग).—a. subject, obedient; नमस्यामो देवान्ननु हतविधेस्तेऽपि वशगाः (namasyāmo devānnanu hatavidheste'pi vaśagāḥ) Bh.2.94; Pt.1.139.

- an obedient wife.

Vaśaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaśa and ga (ग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaśaga (वशग).—mfn.

(-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) Obedient, subject. f.

(-gā) An obedient wife. E. vaśa subject, and ga who goes or is.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vaśaga (वशग):—[=vaśa-ga] [from vaśa > vaś] mf(ā)n. being in the power of. subject, obedient, dependent on ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) subjugating, [Pañcarātra]

3) Vaśagā (वशगा):—[=vaśa-gā] [from vaśa-ga > vaśa > vaś] f. an obedient wife, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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