Dharmadakshina, Dharmadakṣiṇā, Dharma-dakshina: 3 definitions


Dharmadakshina 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.

Dharmadakshina has 2 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Dharmadakṣiṇā can be transliterated into English as Dharmadaksina or Dharmadakshina, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Dharmadakṣiṇā (धर्मदक्षिणा):—f. Lohn für Unterweisung im Gesetz (buddh.) [Kāraṇḍavyūha 35,20.]

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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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