Dhanadhyaksha, Dhanādhyakṣa, Dhana-adhyaksha: 9 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Dhanādhyakṣa can be transliterated into English as Dhanadhyaksa or Dhanadhyaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1b) Treasury officer.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 215. 32.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dhanādhyakṣa (धनाध्यक्ष).—m S A treasurer or cashkeeper.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) an epithet of Kubera; अनुचेरण धनाधिपते रथो नगविलोकनविस्मितमानसः (anuceraṇa dhanādhipate ratho nagavilokanavismitamānasaḥ) (sa jagade) Kirātārjunīya 5.16. धना- धिपेन विद्धस्य अनुह्रादस्य संयुगे (dhanā- dhipena viddhasya anuhrādasya saṃyuge) Hariv.; यदस्माकं धनाध्यक्षः प्रभूतं धनमाहरत् (yadasmākaṃ dhanādhyakṣaḥ prabhūtaṃ dhanamāharat) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 179.18.
2) a treasurer.
Derivable forms: dhanādhyakṣaḥ (धनाध्यक्षः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kṣaḥ) 1. A name of Kuyera. 2. A treasurer. E. dhana wealth, adhyakṣa superintendent.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhanādhyakṣa (धनाध्यक्ष).—[masculine] treasurer, [Epithet] of Kubera.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhanādhyakṣa (धनाध्यक्ष):—[from dhana > dhan] m. ‘overseer of t°’, treasurer, [Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Kubera, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhanādhyakṣa (धनाध्यक्ष):—[dhanā+dhyakṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. Idem; a treasurer.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 53 - Viśveśvara (viśva-īśvara-liṅga) < [Section 2 - Caturaśīti-liṅga-māhātmya]
Chapter 18 - The Battle Between the Armies of Tāraka and the Devas < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 6 - Qualifications of Ministers (amātya) < [Chapter 6 - Polity in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)