Devanakshatra, Devanakṣatra, Deva-nakshatra: 4 definitions
Devanakshatra 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 Devanakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Devanaksatra or Devanakshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Devanakṣatra (देवनक्षत्र).—Name of the first 14 नक्षत्र (nakṣatra)s in the southern quarter (opp. to yamanakṣatram).
Derivable forms: devanakṣatram (देवनक्षत्रम्).
Devanakṣatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and nakṣatra (नक्षत्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Devanakṣatra (देवनक्षत्र):—[=deva-nakṣatra] [from deva] n. Name of the first 14 Nakṣatras in the southern quarter (pp. to yama-), [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a king, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa] ([varia lectio] for va-kṣatra).
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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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