Vyastara, Vyastāra: 3 definitions


Vyastara 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyastāra (व्यस्तार).—The issue of rut ichor from the temples of an elephant.

Derivable forms: vyastāraḥ (व्यस्तारः).

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

Vyastāra (व्यस्तार).—n.

(-raṃ) The issue of the fluid from the temples of the elephant. E. vyasta pervaded, to go, aff. ṇa .

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

Vyastāra (व्यस्तार):—[from vy-as] m. (said to be [from] vyasta + āra [from] √4. ; but rather formed in analogy to vi-stāra, [from] √stṛ) the issue of the fluid from the temples of an elephant in rut, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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