Vriddhashrama, Vṛddhāśrama: 4 definitions


Vriddhashrama 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 Vṛddhāśrama can be transliterated into English as Vrddhasrama or Vriddhashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vriddhashrama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vṛddhāśrama (वृद्धाश्रम).—m.

(-maḥ) Roaming, travelling, wandering about. E. vṛddha, and āśrama order or state of life.

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

Vṛddhāśrama (वृद्धाश्रम):—[from vṛddha > vṛdh] m. the old period or last stage in a Brāhman’s life (See āśrama), [ib.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vṛddhāśrama (वृद्धाश्रम):—[vṛddhā+śrama] (maḥ) 1. m. Strolling about.

context information

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»] — Vriddhashrama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vṛddhāśrama (ವೃದ್ಧಾಶ್ರಮ):—

1) [noun] the final stage in a man’s life.

2) [noun] a home where supportless, destitute aged persons are looked after; a welfare house for aged persons.

context information

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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