Jighriksha, Jighṛkṣā: 8 definitions


Jighriksha 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.

Jighriksha has 6 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Jighṛkṣā can be transliterated into English as Jighrksa or Jighriksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा):—(vom desid. von grah) f. das Verlangen —, die Absicht zu ergreifen, zu fassen, zu packen: varapāṇi [Gṛhyasaṃgrahapariśiṣṭa 2, 38.] priyakaṇṭha [Raghuvaṃśa 9, 46.] dharmarāja [Mahābhārata 7, 794.]

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Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा):—[Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 62, 34.]

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

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा):—f. das Verlangen — , die Absicht zu ergreifen , zu fassen , zu packen.

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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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