Yantramukta, aka: Yantra-mukta; 2 Definition(s)


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Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

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1) Yantramukta (यन्त्रमुक्त) are the weapons to be released with machines, such as śataghnī. (see Vasiṣṭha-dhanurveda)

2) Yantramukta (यन्त्रमुक्त) are the weapons such as the projectiles, bow-arrows and others. (see Agnipurāṇa 249.2)

Source: Exotic India: Nitiprakasika of Vaisampayana (A Critical Edition)
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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Yantramukta (यन्त्रमुक्त).—a kind of weapon.

Derivable forms: yantramuktam (यन्त्रमुक्तम्).

Yantramukta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yantra and mukta (मुक्त).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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