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अस्त्र

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
अस्त्र  m. n. (exceptionally m., [Hariv. 10703, &c.]), (√ 2.अस्), a missile weapon, bolt, arrow, [AV. xi, 10, 16]; [MuṇḍUp.] &c.
a weapon in general, [L.]
a sword, [L.]
a bow, [L.]
the art of throwing missiles, [MBh.]
N. of a मन्त्र (pronounced, for instance, before reading a book or while kindling a fire &c.), [BhavP.] &c.
फत्   N. of the mystical syllable , [RāmatUp.] ([cf.Gk.ἄστρον and ἀστήρ]) ‘that which throws out or emits rays of light’ (?)

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
अस्त्र  n.  (-स्त्रं)
1. A weapon in general.
2. A sword.
3. A bow.
4. A missile weapon.
E. अस to throw, ष्ट्रन् Unādi aff.

ना.  अभिमंत्रित शस्त्र , फेकण्याचे शस्त्र .

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
A weapon charmed by the recitation over it of some mystic formula: also the formula or mantra. Ex. of comp. अग्न्यस्त्र, वारूणास्त्र, मेघास्त्र, सर्पास्त्र, अस्त्रविद्या, अस्त्रप्रयोग. 2 S A Weapon gen.

 न. 
फेंकण्याचें शस्त्र .
अभिमंत्रित शस्त्र किंवा मंत्र . सामाशब्द - अग्न्यस्त्र ; वारुणास्त्र ; मेघास्त्र ; नारायणास्त्र इ० [ सं . ]

Puranic Encyclopaedia  | en  en |   | 
ASTRA   After killing the demoness, Tāṭakā, Viśvāmitra reveals to Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa the secret of using a great many varieties of Divyāstras (Divyāstra is missile charged with power by holy incantation). Some of those astras are named below: 1. Daṇḍacakra 2. Dharmacakra 3. Kālacakra 4. Viṣṇucakra 5. Indracakra 6. Vajrāstra 7. Śaivaśūla 8. Aiṣīka 9. Brahmaśirāstra 10. Brahmāstra 11. Modakīśikharī 12. Dharmapāśa 13. Kālapāśa 14. Vāruṇāstra 15. Vāruṇapāśa 16. Paramāstra 17. Pinākāstra 18. Nārāyaṇāstra 19. Āgneyāstra 20. Śikharāstra 21. Vāyavyāstra 22. Prathanāstra 23. Krauñcāstra 24. Hayaśśirāstra 25. Kaṅkālāstra 26. Musalāstra 27. Kapālāstra 28. Kaṅkaṇāstra 29. Mānavāstra 30. Prasthāpanāstra 31. Praśamanāstra 32. Saurāstra 33. Varṣaṇāstra 34. Śoṣaṇāstra 35. Santāpanāstra 36. Vilāpanāstra 37. Madanāstra 38. Mohāstra 39. Saumanāstra 40. Saṁvartāstra 41. Satyāstra 42. Māyādharāstra 43. Tejaprabhāstra 44. Saumyāstra 45. Śiśirāstra 46. Tvāṣṭāstra 47. Sudāmanāstra Śrī Rāma received all these astras standing facing east. [Sarga 27, Bālakāṇḍa, Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa]

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
  A charmed weapon; a weapon generally.
अ. युद्ध   Fighting with weapons.

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