Avicakshana, Avicakṣaṇa: 6 definitions
Avicakshana 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 Avicakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Avicaksana or Avicakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Avichakshana.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avicakṣaṇa (अविचक्षण).—a. Ignorant; अदत्वा तु य एतेभ्यः पूर्वं भुङ्क्तेऽविचक्षणः (adatvā tu ya etebhyaḥ pūrvaṃ bhuṅkte'vicakṣaṇaḥ) Manusmṛti 3.115.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) Unlearned, ignorant. E. a neg. vicakṣaṇa learned.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avicakṣaṇa (अविचक्षण).—[adjective] not sagacious; stupid, ignorant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avicakṣaṇa (अविचक्षण):—[=a-vicakṣaṇa] mfn. not discerning, not clever, ignorant, [Manu-smṛti iii, 115 and viii, 150]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avicakṣaṇa (अविचक्षण):—[a-vicakṣaṇa] (ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) a. Ignorant.
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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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