Chandahpaksha, Chandaḥpakṣa, Chandas-paksha: 1 definition



Chandahpaksha 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 Chandaḥpakṣa can be transliterated into English as Chandahpaksa or Chandahpaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandahpaksha.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Chandahpaksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Chandaḥpakṣa (छन्दःपक्ष):—[=chandas-pakṣa] [from chandas > chad] (chand) mf(ā)n. borne aloft on the wings of desire, [Atharva-veda viii, 9, 1 2.]

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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 (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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