Antahpuradhyaksha, Antaḥpurādhyakṣa: 6 definitions
Antahpuradhyaksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Antaḥpurādhyakṣa can be transliterated into English as Antahpuradhyaksa or Antahpuradhyaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Antaḥpurādhyakṣa (अन्तःपुराध्यक्ष).—Superintendent of the harem and his qualification.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 215. 42; 216. 9.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Antaḥpura-adhyakṣa.—(IE 8-3; EI 13; SII 11-2), superinten- dent of the royal harem; same as Āntaḥpurika, Stryadhyakṣa, etc., and Sanskrit-Kannaḍa Antaḥpura-vĕrgaḍĕ (IE 8-3); sometimes also called Mahāpradhāna, Mahāpasāyita, Hĕri-Lāḻa-Kannaḍa- sandhivigrahin, Manĕ-vĕrgaḍĕ, etc., additionally. Note: antaḥpura-adhyakṣa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Antaḥpurādhyakṣa (अन्तःपुराध्यक्ष):—[=antaḥ-purādhyakṣa] [from antaḥ] m. superintendent of the women’s apartments, chamberlain.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Antaḥpurādhyakṣa (अन्तःपुराध्यक्ष):—m. Aufseher des Harems.
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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