Anavakashika, aka: Anavakāśika; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Anavakāśika can be transliterated into English as Anavakasika or Anavakashika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Anavakāśika (अनवकाशिक).—Practising penance of standing on one leg; गात्रशय्या अशभ्याश्च तथैवानवकाशिका (gātraśayyā aśabhyāśca tathaivānavakāśikā) Rām.3.6.3.

Derivable forms: anavakāśikaḥ (अनवकाशिकः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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