Abhaksha, Abhakṣa: 4 definitions


Abhaksha 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.

The Sanskrit term Abhakṣa can be transliterated into English as Abhaksa or Abhaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhakṣa (अभक्ष).—Not eating anything; fasting.

Derivable forms: abhakṣaḥ (अभक्षः).

See also (synonyms): abhakṣaṇa.

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

Abhakṣa (अभक्ष):—[=a-bhakṣa] m. not eating anything, fasting.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhakṣa (अभक्ष):—[tatpurusha compound] 1. m.

(-kṣaḥ) The not eating, fasting. 2. m. f. n.

(-kṣaḥ-kṣā-kṣam) Fasting; e. g. in Jaimini's Sūtra: abhakṣo vā karmabhedāttasmātsarvapradhānatvāt (Śabara: abhakṣaḥ syātpratiprasthātā &c.); or in the Adiparv. of the Mahābh.: abhakṣā vāyubhakṣāśca phalāhārā dṛḍhavratāḥ . durbalā api viprā hi balīyāṃsaḥ svatejā (where abhakṣāḥ and vāyubhakṣāḥ seem to be a distinction without a difference). Comp. abbhakṣa. E. a neg. and bhakṣa.

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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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