Citrashikhandija, Citraśikhaṇḍija: 2 definitions
Citrashikhandija 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 Citraśikhaṇḍija can be transliterated into English as Citrasikhandija or Citrashikhandija, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chitrashikhandija.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jaḥ) A name of Brihaspati. E. citraśikhaṇḍī one of the seven Rhishis, and ja born; being the son of Angiras; also similar compounds, as citraśikhaṇḍiprasuta, &c. citraśikhaṇḍinaḥ aṅgirasaḥ jāyate jana-ḍa .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Citraśikhaṇḍija (चित्रशिखण्डिज):—[=citra-śikhaṇḍi-ja] [from citra-śikhaṇḍin > citra > cit] m. ‘son of Aṅgiras’, the planet Jupiter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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