Bijakosa, Bījakosa, Bijakosha, Bījakośa, Bija-kosha, Bījakoṣa: 5 definitions


Bijakosa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 terms Bījakośa and Bījakoṣa can be transliterated into English as Bijakosa or Bijakosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bījakosa : (m.) the capsule or seed vessel of flowers; the scrotum.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bījakośa (बीजकोश) or Bījakoṣa (बीजकोष).—

1) the seed-vessel.

2) the seed-vessel of the lotus.

-śī a pod, legume.

Derivable forms: bījakośaḥ (बीजकोशः), bījakoṣaḥ (बीजकोषः).

Bījakośa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bīja and kośa (कोश).

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

Bījakośa (बीजकोश).—[substantive] seed-vessel, [especially] of a lotusflower.

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

Bījakośa (बीजकोश):—[=bīja-kośa] [from bīja] m. Name of a Tantra

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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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