Dakshinabandha, Dakṣiṇabandha, Dakṣiṇābandha, Dakshina-bandha: 3 definitions

Introduction

Dakshinabandha 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 terms Dakṣiṇabandha and Dakṣiṇābandha can be transliterated into English as Daksinabandha or Dakshinabandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Dakṣiṇabandha (दक्षिणबन्ध).—(Taijasa bandha in other books).*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 102. 59.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dakṣiṇābandha (दक्षिणाबन्ध).—(in Sāṅ. phil.) the bondage of ritual or cermonial observances.

Derivable forms: dakṣiṇābandhaḥ (दक्षिणाबन्धः).

Dakṣiṇābandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dakṣiṇā and bandha (बन्ध).

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

Dakṣiṇābandha (दक्षिणाबन्ध):—[=dakṣiṇā-bandha] [from dakṣiṇā > dakṣ] m. ‘bondage of ritual reward’, one of the 3 states of bondage (in Sāṃkhya [philosophy]), [Tattvasamāsa]

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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. 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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