Ashram meaning

äshrəm
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A usually secluded residence of a religious community and its guru.
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A secluded place for a community of Hindus leading a life of simplicity and religious meditation.
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Such a religious community.
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(Hinduism) A secluded religious hermitage inhabited by gurus, or the population of such a hermitage.

The entire ashram was excited.

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Origin of ashram

  • Sanskrit āśramaḥ ā- to śramaḥ toil, penance, austerity (from śramati he toils, practices austerity)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sanskrit आश्रम (ā-śrama).

    From Wiktionary