Bhaikshacarya, Bhaikṣacarya, Bhaiksha-carya, Bhaikṣacaryā: 7 definitions



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The Sanskrit terms Bhaikṣacarya and Bhaikṣacaryā can be transliterated into English as Bhaiksacarya or Bhaikshacarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Bhaikshacharya.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaikṣacarya (भैक्षचर्य) or Bhaikṣacaryā (भैक्षचर्या).—going about begging, begging, collecting alms.

Derivable forms: bhaikṣacaryam (भैक्षचर्यम्).

Bhaikṣacarya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhaikṣa and carya (चर्य). See also (synonyms): bhaikṣacaraṇa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhaikṣacaryā (भैक्षचर्या) or Bhaikṣacaryyā.—f.

(-ryā) Begging, collecting alms. E. bhaikṣa, and caryā practice.

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

Bhaikṣacarya (भैक्षचर्य).—[neuter] caryā [feminine] going about begging.

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

1) Bhaikṣacarya (भैक्षचर्य):—[=bhaikṣa-carya] [from bhaikṣa] n.

2) Bhaikṣacaryā (भैक्षचर्या):—[=bhaikṣa-caryā] [from bhaikṣa] f. = [preceding] [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata]

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

Bhaikṣacaryā (भैक्षचर्या):—[bhaikṣa-caryā] (ryyā) 1. f. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Bhaikṣacarya (भैक्षचर्य):—[(bhaikṣa + ca)] n. dass. [GOBH. 3, 1, 13.] [Mahābhārata 3, 1312. 12, 2325.] caryā f. dass. [Muṇḍakopaniṣad 1, 2, 11.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 108. 11, 151.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 30.] [Mahābhārata 3, 1314. 13, 2024.] — Hier und da bhaikṣya geschrieben.

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

Bhaikṣacarya (भैक्षचर्य):—n. und caryā f. dass.

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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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