Dakshini, Dakṣiṇī: 4 definitions
Dakshini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Dakṣiṇī can be transliterated into English as Daksini or Dakshini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
India history and geography
Dakṣiṇī.—cf. Prakrit dachini (ML); same as dakṣiṇā. Note: dakṣiṇī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
See also (synonyms): Dākṣiṇya.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
dakṣiṇī (दक्षिणी).—a (dakṣiṇa) Southerly, southern, relating to the south.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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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.
Dakṣiṇī (दक्षिणी):—(a) southern; (nm) a southerner.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Dakshini-gokharu, Dakshinika, Dakshinikar, Dakshinikri, Dakshinit, Dakshiniya.
Ends with: Pradakshini, Tripradakshini.
Full-text: Dakshini-gokharu, Dakshinikri, Dakshinya.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Dakshini, Dakṣiṇī, Daksini; (plurals include: Dakshinis, Dakṣiṇīs, Daksinis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Sripura (Archaeological Survey) (by Bikash Chandra Pradhan)
Notes: The kingdom of Kosala < [Chapter 1 - Sripura]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCXXX - A Synopsis of practical pieties < [Dhanvantari Samhita]