Dvadashakshara, Dvādaśākṣara: 4 definitions


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Dvadashakshara has 2 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Dvādaśākṣara can be transliterated into English as Dvadasaksara or Dvadashakshara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Dvādaśākṣara (द्वादशाक्षर):—(dvādaśan + akṣara) adj. f. ā zwölfsilbig [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 9, 33.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 1, 7, 3, 25.] mantra besteht in den zwölf Silben oṃ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya [PĀDMA-Pāṇini’s acht Bücher im Śabdakalpadruma] vidyā [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 8, 6. 8, 16, 39]; vgl. dvādaśapattraka .

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

Dvādaśākṣara (द्वादशाक्षर):—Adj. (f. ā) zwölfsilbig. m. ([Viṣṇupurāṇa 1,6,39]). mit mantra und vidyā der Spruch oṃ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.

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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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