Avabhasanashikhin, Avabhāsanaśikhin: 4 definitions



Avabhasanashikhin 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 Avabhāsanaśikhin can be transliterated into English as Avabhasanasikhin or Avabhasanashikhin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Avabhasanashikhin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Avabhāsanaśikhin (अवभासनशिखिन्).—name of a nāga, Mahāvyutpatti 3357; of a nāga-king, Megh 308.9 (here with the epithet saptaśīrṣa; see Saptaśīrṣaka, apparently the same personage).

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

Avabhāsanaśikhin (अवभासनशिखिन्):—[=ava-bhāsana-śikhin] [from ava-bhāsana > ava-bhās] m. Name of a Nāga demon, [Buddhist literature]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Avabhāsanaśikhin (अवभासनशिखिन्):—m. Nomen proprium eines Nāga [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 87.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Avabhāsanaśikhin (अवभासनशिखिन्):—m. Nomen proprium eines Schlangendämons (buddh.).

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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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