Abhicaksh, Abhicakṣ: 3 definitions


Abhicaksh 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 Abhicakṣ can be transliterated into English as Abhicaks or Abhicaksh, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Abhichaksh.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhicakṣ (अभिचक्ष्).—2 A.

1) To look at, view, perceive, see; अभि यो विश्वा भुवनानि चष्टे (abhi yo viśvā bhuvanāni caṣṭe) (sūryaḥ) Ṛgveda 7.61.1.

2) To call to or address.

3) To address sharply, to assail with sharp words. यो मा पाकेन मनसा चरन्तमभिचष्टे अनृतेभिर्वचोभिः (yo mā pākena manasā carantamabhicaṣṭe anṛtebhirvacobhiḥ) Ṛgveda 7.14.8.

4) To name, call.

5) To look graciously upon; कदा चिकित्वो अभिचक्षसे नो (kadā cikitvo abhicakṣase no) Ṛgveda 5.3.9.

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

Abhicakṣ (अभिचक्ष्).—behold, view, survey; see with favour, address; name, term.

Abhicakṣ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhi and cakṣ (चक्ष्).

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

Abhicakṣ (अभिचक्ष्):—[=abhi-√cakṣ] -caṣṭe (2. sg. -cakṣase, [Ṛg-veda v, 3, 9]; [Vedic or Veda] [Infinitive mood] -cakṣase, [Ṛg-veda])

—to look at, view, perceive, [Ṛg-veda; Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to cast a kind or gracious look upon any one, [Ṛg-veda];

—to address, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to assail with harsh language, [Ṛg-veda vii, 104, 8];

—to call, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

context information

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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