Cudalakshana, aka: Cūḍālakṣaṇa, Cuda-lakshana; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Cūḍālakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Cudalaksana or Cudalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chudalakshana.

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Cūḍālakṣaṇa (चूडालक्षण).—tonsure.

Derivable forms: cūḍālakṣaṇam (चूडालक्षणम्).

Cūḍālakṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cūḍā and lakṣaṇa (लक्षण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cūḍālakṣaṇa (चूडालक्षण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Tonsure. E. cūḍā, and lakṣaṇa mark.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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