Dakshinashapati, Dakṣiṇāśāpati: 4 definitions


Dakshinashapati 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 Dakṣiṇāśāpati can be transliterated into English as Daksinasapati or Dakshinashapati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Dakṣiṇāśāpati (दक्षिणाशापति).—m.

(-tiḥ) A name of Yama. E. dakṣiṇa south, āśā quarter, and pati master or regent.

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

Dakṣiṇāśāpati (दक्षिणाशापति):—[=dakṣiṇāśā-pati] [from dakṣiṇāśā > dakṣiṇa > dakṣ] m. ‘lord of D°’, Yama, [Hemacandra]

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

Dakṣiṇāśāpati (दक्षिणाशापति):—[dakṣiṇāśā+pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. Yama.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dakshinashapati 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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