Avakshiras, Avākśiras: 5 definitions
Avakshiras 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 Avākśiras can be transliterated into English as Avaksiras or Avakshiras, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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(-rāḥ-rāḥ-raḥ) Having the head downwards. E. avāk down, and śiras the head.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avākśiras (अवाक्शिरस्).—[adjective] having the head downwards. headlong.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avākśiras (अवाक्शिरस्):—[=avāk-śiras] [from avāk > avāñc] mfn. having the head downwards, headlong, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] having its upper end turned downwards, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avākśiras (अवाक्शिरस्):—[avāk-śiras] (rāḥ-raḥ) a. Down-looked.
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Partial matches: Avak, Shiras.
Starts with: Avakshirasa.
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