Vikramashila, Vikramaśīla, Vikrama-shila: 5 definitions


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Vikramashila has 4 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Vikramaśīla can be transliterated into English as Vikramasila or Vikramashila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Vikramaśīla (विक्रमशील):—m.

1) Nomen proprium eines Fürsten [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 75, 32.] —

2) Name eines buddhistischen Klosters [WASSILJEW 55.] [TĀRAN. 6 u.s.w.]

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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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