Dhvastaksha, Dhvastākṣa, Dhvasta-aksha: 2 definitions
Dhvastaksha 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 Dhvastākṣa can be transliterated into English as Dhvastaksa or Dhvastaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Dhvastākṣa (ध्वस्ताक्ष).—a. Whose eyes are sunk (as in death); प्रकीर्णकेशं ध्वस्ताक्षम् (prakīrṇakeśaṃ dhvastākṣam) Bhāgavata 7.2.3.
Dhvastākṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhvasta and akṣa (अक्ष).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhvastākṣa (ध्वस्ताक्ष):—[from dhvasta > dhvas] mf(ī)n. whose eyes are sunk (as in death), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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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