Vastushanti, Vāstuśānti, Vastu-shanti, Vastushamti: 5 definitions


Vastushanti 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.

The Sanskrit term Vāstuśānti can be transliterated into English as Vastusanti or Vastushanti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vastushanti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vāstuśānti (वास्तुशांति).—f (S) pop. vāstuśānta f also vāstū f Ceremonies towards the composing of evil spirits observed on entering into a house that either is just built or has long lain untenanted; propitiation of the deities of the place.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vastushanti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāstuśānti (वास्तुशान्ति).—f. a religious rite performed on the occasion of laying the foundation of a new house, particularly on the occasion of entering it.

Derivable forms: vāstuśāntiḥ (वास्तुशान्तिः).

Vāstuśānti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāstu and śānti (शान्ति). See also (synonyms): vāstuśamana, vāstusaṃśamana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Vāstuśānti (वास्तुशान्ति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[dharma] K. 192. Kh. 63. Ben. 11. Burnell. 138^a. Oppert. Ii, 245. 8086. Bp. 300.
—based on the Pāraskaragṛhya. Bik. 442.
—Āśvalāyanagṛhyoktā by Rāmakṛṣṇa Bhaṭṭa. L. 896. B. 1, 156. Bhk. 23.

2) Vāstuśānti (वास्तुशान्ति):—ibid. Peters. 4, 10.

3) Vāstuśānti (वास्तुशान्ति):—[dharma] Ulwar 1442.

4) Vāstuśānti (वास्तुशान्ति):—[dharma] Bd. 298. 299. L.. 684. 685. 686 (inc.). 687 (inc.). All four different. Peters. 6, 113. 114.

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

Vāstuśānti (वास्तुशान्ति):—[=vāstu-śānti] [from vāstu > vāstava] f. = -śamana (also Name of various works.)

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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 (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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vastushanti in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vāstuśāṃti (ವಾಸ್ತುಶಾಂತಿ):—[noun] a ceremony for purification performed on laying a foundation or on entering a new house.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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