Cakramatha, Cakramaṭha, Cakra-matha: 2 definitions
Cakramatha 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chakramatha.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cakramaṭha (चक्रमठ) or Gopālamaṭha or Śūramaṭha.—m. colleges called ‘that of Gopāla’ ‘that of Cakra (-varman),’ ‘of Śūra, ’ [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 243; 403; 39.
Cakramaṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and maṭha (मठ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cakramaṭha (चक्रमठ):—[=cakra-maṭha] [from cakra] m. Name of a college (built in a circular form by Cakra-varman), [Rājataraṅgiṇī v, 403.]
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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