Bhaikshuka, Bhaikṣuka: 5 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Bhaikṣuka can be transliterated into English as Bhaiksuka or Bhaikshuka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaikṣuka (भैक्षुक).—[bhikṣūṇāṃ samūhaḥ añ] A number of beggars.

Derivable forms: bhaikṣukam (भैक्षुकम्).

See also (synonyms): bhaikṣava.

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Bhaikṣuka (भैक्षुक).—

1) The life of a religious mendicant.

2) संन्यास (saṃnyāsa) q. v.

Derivable forms: bhaikṣukaḥ (भैक्षुकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bhaikṣuka (भैक्षुक).—m. (= Sanskrit, [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] bhikṣu), monk, men- dicant: Mahāvyutpatti 2999 = Tibetan spoṅ ba pa, monk ([Tibetan-English Dictionary]); here used of a person living in the fourth āśrama of the Hindu system (but not, as [Boehtlingk] 7.365 states, as epithet of that āśrama itself! prec. by vānaprastha, which in Sanskrit is usually applied to an individual person); puṇyaparikṣīṇa iva bhaikṣukaḥ Lalitavistara 333.13 (verse), like a mendicant who has spent his store of merit.

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

1) Bhaikṣuka (भैक्षुक):—[from bhaikṣa] n. ([from] bhikṣuka) a multitude of beggars or mendicants [gana] khaṇḍikādi

2) [v.s. ...] m. ([scilicet] āśama) the fourth stage in the life of a Brāhman, the life of a religious mendicant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Bhaikṣuka (भैक्षुक):—(von bhikṣuka) n. eine Menge von Bettlern gaṇa khaṇḍikādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 2, 45.]

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

Bhaikṣuka (भैक्षुक):—n. eine Menge von Bettlern.

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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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