Abbhakshana, Abbhakṣaṇa: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Abbhakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Abbhaksana or Abbhakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abbhakṣaṇa (अब्भक्षण).—Living upon water, a kind of fasting.

Derivable forms: abbhakṣaṇam (अब्भक्षणम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abbhakṣaṇa (अब्भक्षण):—[=ab-bhakṣaṇa] [from ab-ja] n. living upon water (a kind of fasting), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Abbhakṣaṇa (अब्भक्षण):—n. Genuss blossen Wassers [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9,4,40.]

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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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