Dakshas, Dakṣas: 4 definitions
Dakshas 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 Dakṣas can be transliterated into English as Daksas or Dakshas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dakṣas (दक्षस्).—[adjective] able, strong, clever.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dakṣas (दक्षस्):—[from dakṣ] mfn. able, dexterous, [Ṛg-veda i f., vi]
2) [v.s. ...] [vill, 13].
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Dakshasadhana, Dakshasamhita, Dakshasamsthita, Dakshasavarna, Dakshasavarni, Dakshasavarnika, Dakshasavarnimanu, Dakshashapa, Dakshashikshanakavya, Dakshasmriti, Dakshastha, Dakshasthita, Dakshasuta, Dakshasyayana.
Ends with: Putadakshas.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Dakshas, Dakṣas, Daksas; (plurals include: Dakshases, Dakṣases, Daksases). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 2 - The Rift between the God Śiva and Dakṣa < [Book 4 - Fourth Skandha]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 2 - The Origin of Men: the Birth of Daksha < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 28 - Shiva Obstructs Daksha’s Sacrifice and Hari Fights with Him < [Book 3 - Bhavishya Parva]
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)