Daiksha, Daikṣa: 5 definitions
Daiksha 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 Daikṣa can be transliterated into English as Daiksa or Daiksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Daikṣa (दैक्ष).—a. Pertaining to the अग्नीषोम (agnīṣoma); दैक्षस्य चेतरेषु (daikṣasya cetareṣu) Manusmṛti 8. 1.13. (where śabara writes daikṣa ityagnīṣomīya ucyate.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Daikṣa (दैक्ष).—[adjective] relating to initiation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Daikṣa (दैक्ष):—mf(ī)n. ([from] dīkṣā) relating to initiation or inauguration etc., [Lāṭyāyana]
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