Cakravaki, aka: Cakravākī; 1 Definition(s)
Cakravaki 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 Chakravaki.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Cakravākī (चक्रवाकी).—The female counterpart of the cakra bird. When the male cakra bird and the female cakravākī bird are separated, they make mournful sounds during the night.(Source): ISKCON Press: Glossary
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
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Part 10: Story of Vīrabhadra < [Chapter II - Śrī Aranāthacaritra]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)
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