Dharmadakshina, Dharmadakṣiṇā, Dharma-dakshina: 3 definitions


Dharmadakshina 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 Dharmadakṣiṇā can be transliterated into English as Dharmadaksina or Dharmadakshina, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmadakṣiṇā (धर्मदक्षिणा).—a fee for instruction in the law.

Dharmadakṣiṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and dakṣiṇā (दक्षिणा).

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

Dharmadakṣiṇā (धर्मदक्षिणा):—[=dharma-dakṣiṇā] [from dharma > dhara] f. fee for instruction in the law, [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha]

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Dharmadakshina in German

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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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