Dakshas, Dakṣas: 4 definitions


Dakshas 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.

Dakshas has 2 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Dakṣas can be transliterated into English as Daksas or Dakshas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dakṣas (दक्षस्):—(von dakṣ) adj. = dakṣaḥ ā vāṃ bhūṣaṃkṣi.ayo.janma.rodasyoḥ pra.ācyaṃ vṛṣaṇā.dakṣase mahe [Ṛgveda 1, 151, 3.] tvamiLā śa.ahimāsi.dakṣase [2, 1, 11.] ya.ñā yajñā vo a.naye gi.ā girā ca.dakṣase (śaṃsiṣam) [6, 48, 1.] vṛ.hasya.dakṣasaḥ ([Sāmaveda] dakṣasya) [8, 13, 1.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dakṣas (दक्षस्):—Adj. = dakṣa 1)a).

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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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