Balakrishna, Bālakṛṣṇa, Bala-krishna: 3 definitions

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Balakrishna 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 Bālakṛṣṇa can be transliterated into English as Balakrsna or Balakrishna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bālakṛṣṇa (बालकृष्ण).—Kṛṣṇa as a boy.

Derivable forms: bālakṛṣṇaḥ (बालकृष्णः).

Bālakṛṣṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāla and kṛṣṇa (कृष्ण).

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

1) Bālakṛṣṇa (बालकृष्ण):—[=bāla-kṛṣṇa] [from bāla] m. the boy Kṛṣṇa or K° as a boy, [Religious Thought and Life in India 136]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man also called Gaṅgā-dhara, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] of various authors (also -dāsa, -dīkṣita, -bhaṭṭa and -miśra-), [Catalogue(s)]

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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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