Akshaja, Akṣaja, Aksha-ja: 6 definitions
Akshaja 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 Akṣaja can be transliterated into English as Aksaja or Akshaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Akṣaja (अक्षज).—[akṣāt jāyate; jan-ḍa]
1) direct knowledge or cognition.
2) a thunderbolt (vajram asthirūpāvayavajātatvāttasya tannāmatbam).
3) a diamond.
4) अक्षक्षेत्रम् (akṣakṣetram) q.v. (m. in some of these senses).
Derivable forms: akṣajam (अक्षजम्).
Akṣaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṣa and ja (ज).
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Akṣaja (अक्षज).—Name of Viṣṇu.
Derivable forms: akṣajaḥ (अक्षजः).
Akṣaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṣa and ja (ज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Akṣaja (अक्षज):—[=akṣa-ja] [from akṣa > akṣ] a m. a diamond
2) [v.s. ...] a thunderbolt
3) [v.s. ...] Name of Viṣṇu.
4) [=akṣa-ja] [from akṣa > akṣ] b m. a thunderbolt
5) [v.s. ...] Name Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akṣaja (अक्षज):—[tatpurusha compound] m.
(-jaḥ) 1) The thunderbolt.
2) The diamond.
3) A name of Viṣṇu. E. akṣa and ja. This word is also given as asthija, which is probably the better reading of it in the two first meanings.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the transparent, very hard and precious stone; diamond.
2) [noun] flash of lightning with crash of thunder, having high voltage of electricity, causing destruction; a thunder-bolt.
3) [noun] Viṣṇu, one of the trinities.
4) [noun] direct knowledge (which is got from the sense-organs, experience, etc.).
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Akshajavalana.
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