Yashtigraha, Yaṣṭigraha, Yashti-graha, Yaṣṭīgraha: 6 definitions



Yashtigraha 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 terms Yaṣṭigraha and Yaṣṭīgraha can be transliterated into English as Yastigraha or Yashtigraha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Yaṣṭigraha (यष्टिग्रह) or Yaṣṭīgraha (यष्टीग्रह).—a club-bearer, staff-bearer; P.III.2.9. Vārt.

Derivable forms: yaṣṭigrahaḥ (यष्टिग्रहः), yaṣṭīgrahaḥ (यष्टीग्रहः).

Yaṣṭigraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yaṣṭi and graha (ग्रह).

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

Yaṣṭigraha (यष्टिग्रह).—m.

(-haḥ) A club-bearer, one carrying a staff or stick. E. yaṣṭi a stick, and grah to take, aff. ac .

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

Yaṣṭigraha (यष्टिग्रह):—[=yaṣṭi-graha] [from yaṣṭi] mfn. carrying a stick or staff, [Pāṇini 3-2, 9], [vArttika] 1.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Yaṣṭigraha (यष्टिग्रह):—(1. ya + graha) adj. einen Stab tragend [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 2, 9, Vārttika von Kātyāyana. 1.]

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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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