Animishaksha, Animiṣākṣa: 3 definitions


Animishaksha 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 Animiṣākṣa can be transliterated into English as Animisaksa or Animishaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Animiṣākṣa (अनिमिषाक्ष):—[animiṣākṣaḥ] Widely opened eye

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Animishaksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Animiṣākṣa (अनिमिषाक्ष):—[from a-nimiṣa > a-nimiṣ] mf(ī)n. one whose eyes are fixed.

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

Animiṣākṣa (अनिमिषाक्ष):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-kṣaḥ-kṣī-kṣam) One whose eyes are fixed (as in disease). E. animiṣa and akṣi, samāsānta aff. ṣac.

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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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