Veshyagamana, Veshya-gamana, Veśyāgamana: 2 definitions


Veshyagamana 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 Veśyāgamana can be transliterated into English as Vesyagamana or Veshyagamana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Veśyāgamana (वेश्यागमन).—debauchery, whoring.

Derivable forms: veśyāgamanam (वेश्यागमनम्).

Veśyāgamana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms veśyā and gamana (गमन).

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

Veśyāgamana (वेश्यागमन):—[=veśyā-gamana] [from veśyā > veśa] n. going after harlots, licentiousness, [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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