Vikramashila, Vikramaśīla, Vikrama-shila: 5 definitions
Vikramashila 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.
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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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) Nomen proprium eines Fürsten [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 75, 32.] —
2) Name eines buddhistischen Klosters [WASSILJEW 55.] [TĀRAN. 6 u.s.w.]
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)
Partial matches: Shila, Vikrama.
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