Dhruvakshara, Dhruvākṣara, Dhruva-akshara: 3 definitions

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Introduction:

Dhruvakshara 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 Dhruvākṣara can be transliterated into English as Dhruvaksara or Dhruvakshara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhruvakshara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhruvākṣara (ध्रुवाक्षर).—an epithet of Viṣṇu (om).

Derivable forms: dhruvākṣaraḥ (ध्रुवाक्षरः).

Dhruvākṣara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhruva and akṣara (अक्षर).

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

Dhruvākṣara (ध्रुवाक्षर):—[from dhruva] n. ‘the eternal syllable’ Om as Name of Viṣṇu, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dhruvākṣara (ध्रुवाक्षर):—n. die Silbe om als Beiname Viṣṇu’s [Mahābhārata 1,63,101.]

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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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