Dhanakshaya, Dhanakṣaya, Dhana-kshaya: 8 definitions
Dhanakshaya 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 Dhanakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Dhanaksaya or Dhanakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Dhanakṣaya (धनक्षय) refers to a “loss of wealth” which is specified as the consequence of a doorway (dvāraphala) at Śoṣa (one of the peripheral padas of the 9 by 9 deity map), according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [while describing the consequences of a doorway]—“[...] There is loss of wealth (dhanakṣaya—dhanakṣayaṃ tathā śoṣe) at Śoṣa and disease at Pāpayakṣman. Eight deities have been listed, in the house facing west. Those facing north are listed next, in sequence, from the northwest on. At Roga is bondage. At Nāga (Vāsuki) is an enemy. [...]
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
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Dhanakṣaya (धनक्षय).—loss of wealth; धनक्षये वर्धति जाठराग्निः (dhanakṣaye vardhati jāṭharāgniḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.178.
Derivable forms: dhanakṣayaḥ (धनक्षयः).
Dhanakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhana and kṣaya (क्षय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhanakṣaya (धनक्षय).—m. loss of wealth, [Pañcatantra] 234, 7.
Dhanakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhana and kṣaya (क्षय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhanakṣaya (धनक्षय).—[masculine] loss of money.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhanakṣaya (धनक्षय):—[=dhana-kṣaya] [from dhana > dhan] m. loss of m° or property, [Varāha-mihira; Pañcatantra]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]
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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.
Dhanakṣaya (ಧನಕ್ಷಯ):—[noun] loss of money or wealth.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Kshaya, Dhana.
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