Cakshurvardhanika, Cakṣurvardhanikā: 4 definitions
Cakshurvardhanika 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.
The Sanskrit term Cakṣurvardhanikā can be transliterated into English as Caksurvardhanika or Cakshurvardhanika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chakshurvardhanika.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Cakṣurvardhanikā (चक्षुर्वर्धनिका).—A river which flows through Śākadvīpa. (Śāka island). (Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 11, Verse 33).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Cakṣurvardhanikā (चक्षुर्वर्धनिका):—[=cakṣur-vardhanikā] [from cakṣur > cakṣ] f. ‘refreshing the eyes’, Name of a river, [Mahābhārata vi, 433.]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Cakshur, Vardhanika.
Full-text: Vardhanaka, Vardhanika.
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