Avakshana, Avakṣāṇa: 2 definitions



Avakshana 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 Avakṣāṇa can be transliterated into English as Avaksana or Avakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Avakṣāṇa (अवक्षाण).—[adjective] burnt down.

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

Avakṣāṇa (अवक्षाण):—[=ava-kṣāṇa] [from ava-kṣai] mfn. burnt down, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

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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. 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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