Yathashrutam, Yathāśrutam, Yatha-shrutam: 2 definitions


Yathashrutam 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 Yathāśrutam can be transliterated into English as Yathasrutam or Yathashrutam, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yathāśrutam (यथाश्रुतम्).—ind.

1) as heard or reported.

2) (yathāśruti) according to Vedic precepts; अस्मात् परं बत यथाश्रुति संभृतानि को नः कुले निवपनानि करिष्यतीति (asmāt paraṃ bata yathāśruti saṃbhṛtāni ko naḥ kule nivapanāni kariṣyatīti) Ś.6.25.

Yathāśrutam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yathā and śrutam (श्रुतम्). See also (synonyms): yathāśruti.

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

1) Yathāśrutam (यथाश्रुतम्):—[=yathā-śrutam] [from yathā-śruta > yathā > ya-tama] ind. as heard, acc to report, [Manu-smṛti; Purāṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] ind. acc° to knowledge, [Kaṭha-upaniṣad; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] acc° to Vedic precept, [Śakuntalā] ([wrong reading] for next).

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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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