Alakshman, Alakṣman: 2 definitions


Alakshman 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 Alakṣman can be transliterated into English as Alaksman or Alakshman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Alakshman in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alakṣman (अलक्ष्मन्).—a. With inauspicious signs; अपसव्यं ग्रहाश्चक्रुरलक्ष्माणं दिवाकरम् (apasavyaṃ grahāścakruralakṣmāṇaṃ divākaram) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 6.12.12.

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

Alakṣman (अलक्ष्मन्):—[=a-lakṣman] [from a-lakṣaṇa] mfn. inauspicious, [Mahābhārata]

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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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