Candramukhi, Candra-mukhi, Candramukhī: 4 definitions
Candramukhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Chandramukhi.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
candramukhī (चंद्रमुखी) [or चंद्रवदना, candravadanā].—f (S) A female with a countenance like the moon. Terms of rapture for a beauty.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
candramukhī (चंद्रमुखी) [or candravadanā, or चंद्रवदना].—f A female with a countenance like the moon. Terms of rapture for a beauty.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Candramukhī (चन्द्रमुखी).—a moon-faced (i. e. lovely) woman.
Candramukhī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candra and mukhī (मुखी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Candramukhī (चन्द्रमुखी):—[=candra-mukhī] [from candra-mukha > candra > cand] f. = -vadanā, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] a particular blood-vessel in the vulva, [Bhāvaprakāśa]
3) [v.s. ...] a metre of 4 x 10 syllables
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Surāṅganā, [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension]
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 4: Initiation of Lakṣmaṇa’s sons < [Chapter X - Rāma’s mokṣa (emancipation)]
Part 10: Lakṣmaṇa’s household < [Chapter VIII - The abandonment of Sītā]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)