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आश्रय Etymology: आ- √श्रि.

  • that to which anything is annexed or with which anything is closely connected or on which anything depends or rests
  • a recipient , the person or thing in which any quality or article is inherent or retained or received
  • seat, resting-place
  • dwelling, asylum, place of refuge, shelter, depending on, having recourse to
  • help, assistance, protection
  • authority, sanction, warrant
  • a plea, excuse (Legal)
  • the being inclined or addicted to, following, practising
  • attaching to , choosing , taking
  • joining , union , attachment
  • dependance , contiguity , vicinity
  • relation
  • connection
  • appropriate act or one consistent with the character of the agent
  • (in Gr.) the subject , that to which the predicate is annexed
  • (with Buddhists) the five organs of sense with मनस् or mind (the six together being the recipients of the आश्रित or objects which enter them by way of their आलम्बन or qualities)
  • source , origin
  • आ-श्रय depending on , resting on , endowed or furnished with (e.g. अष्ट-गुणा*श्रय » under अष्ट).

Source: enter 'aashraya' change input to ITRANS; http://www.sanskrit-lexicon.uni-koeln.de/monier/indexcaller.php