Dakshayini, Dākṣāyiṇī: 5 definitions


Dakshayini 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 Dākṣāyiṇī can be transliterated into English as Daksayini or Dakshayini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dakshayini in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dākṣāyiṇī (दाक्षायिणी).—f. plu.

(-yiṇyaḥ) The twenty-seven lunar mansions, considered mythologically as the daughters of Daksha, and wives of the moon. f. sing. (-ṇī) A name of Durga. 2. The nymph and asterism Rohini. 3. A plant, commonly Danti, (Croton polyandrum.) 4. A lunar asterism in general. E. dakṣa the son of Bramha, so called, phiñ affix of descent, and ṅīp fem. aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dākṣāyiṇī (दाक्षायिणी):—[from dākṣāyaṇin > dākṣa] f. [wrong reading] for yaṇī (above).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dākṣāyiṇī (दाक्षायिणी):—(ṇī) 3. f. plu. The twenty-seven lunar mansions. f. Durgā, Rohini, a plant, dantī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dakshayini in German

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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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