Vashyaka, Vaśyakā: 5 definitions
Vashyaka 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.
Vashyaka has 4 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Vaśyakā can be transliterated into English as Vasyaka or Vashyaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vaśyaka (वश्यक):—(von vaśya)
1) adj. f. (ā) folgsam, gehorsam [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] —
2) n. eine Zauberhandlung, durch die man Gewalt über Andere zu erlangen beabsichtigt, [Oxforder Handschriften 98,a,17.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vashyakara, Vashyakarin, Vashyakarman, Vashyakata.
Ends with: Anavashyaka, Atyavashyaka, Avashyaka, Kritavashyaka, Shadavashyaka.
Full-text: Kritavashyaka, Avashyaka, Vashyakarman.
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The Practice Manual of Noble Tārā Kurukullā (by Dharmachakra Translation Committee)
Chapter 1 < [Appendix - Sanskrit Text]