Ashvacakra, Aśvacakra, Ashva-cakra: 2 definitions
Ashvacakra 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 Aśvacakra can be transliterated into English as Asvacakra or Ashvacakra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Ashvachakra.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a collection of horses.
2) a kind of wheel.
Derivable forms: aśvacakram (अश्वचक्रम्).
Aśvacakra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and cakra (चक्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśvacakra (अश्वचक्र):—[=aśva-cakra] [from aśva] m. Name of a man, [Mahābhārata iii, 10272.]
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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