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Who is Asita?

Asita was a hermit ascetic of ancient India in the 6th century BCE. He is best known for having predicted that Prince Siddhartha of Kapilavastu would either become a great chakravartin or become a supreme religious leader; Siddhartha was later known as Gautama Buddha.


Asita is a fictional character from the 1993 drama film Little Buddha.

Phrases with Asita

  1. Parathyma Asita
  2. Nematoplana Asita
  3. Species Parathyma Asita
  4. Species Nematoplana Asita

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Asita

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Google previewThe Staphylococci and staphylococcal pathogenesis

asitA is a pseudogene in S. delphini. bsitABC regulator sitR is missing in S. haemolyticus. cin S. epidermidis. Table 4 | Mobile genetic elements associated with antibiotic resistance identified in S. pseudintermedius ED99. Name Resistance ...

Google previewVedic Index of Names and Subjects (1995)

by Arthur Berriedale Keith

Asita is a name ...

Google previewÁrbol de Alejandra (2007)

Pizarnik Reassessed by Fiona Joy Mackintosh, Karl Posso

The number 32 is a learned, esoteric reference to the 32 'distinctive signs' of the Buddha, which is taken up through colloquial banter in the text: 'Recordara el lector que, no bien nacio Buda, la gente vio a Asita [Asita is a monk who has ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sacred Language of All Scriptures and Myths (Routledge Revivals) (2016)

by G Gaskell

m ASITA, THE SAGE:d A symbol of the mental and emotional natures united primordially in the Cycle of Involution. This condition constitutes the higher state of the ...

Google previewThe Manyosu Character Dictionary

( The koten and Konosu read:asita tanosi mo:singing and being noisy in the snow in the early morning, how delightful! cf.III-67 and XVIII-9p) , mawiri no/kimi ga sugata wo ( tffafjfijfi ) the appearance of a nobleman going to court, XVIII-90/ 4121 ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History, and Literature (1870)

by John Dowson

Asita = Sani. Asita-danshtra= Makara. Asitänga—Bhairava. Asleshā-bhava = Ketu. Asmaka, 313. Asmana = Aruna. Asphujit=Sukra. Asrama-parva, 190. Asra-pas-Dakinis. Asra-pas– Räkshakas.

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Carnes asita in Issaquah

Photo credit: Jeff Sandquist

Scrabble value of A1S1I1T1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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