Dakshinavrit, Dakṣiṇāvṛt: 4 definitions



Dakshinavrit 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 Dakṣiṇāvṛt can be transliterated into English as Daksinavrt or Dakshinavrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Dakshinavrit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dakṣiṇāvṛt (दक्षिणावृत्).—[adjective] turned or going round towards the right.

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

Dakṣiṇāvṛt (दक्षिणावृत्):—[=dakṣiṇā-vṛt] [from dakṣiṇā > dakṣ] mfn. turning or going round to the right, [i, 144, 1] (the ladle), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa vi-viii; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa 1; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Kauśika-sūtra]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dakṣiṇāvṛt (दक्षिणावृत्):—(dakṣiṇā adv. + āvṛt) adj. nach rechts gewandt, rechts herum gehend: a.hi srucaḥ kramate dakṣiṇā.ṛtaḥ [Ṛgveda 1, 144, 1.] imaṃ lokaṃ dakṣiṇāvṛtsamudraḥ paryeti [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 7, 1, 1, 13. 31. 6, 4, 3, 5. 8, 7, 2, 5. 13.] [Taittirīyabrāhmaṇa 1, 6, 8, 2.] [Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 5, 14, 24. 6, 3, 9.] [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 82.]

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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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