Diptaksha, Dīptākṣa, Dipta-aksha: 9 definitions


Diptaksha 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 Dīptākṣa can be transliterated into English as Diptaksa or Diptaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Diptaksha in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Dīptākṣa (दीप्ताक्ष).—A Kṣatriya tribe. Purūravas, the renowned King was born in this family. (Mahābhārata Udyoga Parva, Chapter 74).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Dīptākṣa (दीप्ताक्ष) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. V.72.15) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dīptākṣa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Dīptākṣa (दीप्ताक्ष).—

1) a cat.

2) a peacock

Derivable forms: dīptākṣaḥ (दीप्ताक्षः).

Dīptākṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīpta and akṣa (अक्ष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dīptākṣa (दीप्ताक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) 1. A cat. 2. A peacock. E. dīpta glowing, and akṣa the eye.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dīptākṣa (दीप्ताक्ष).—[feminine] ī having flaming eyes.

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

1) Dīptākṣa (दीप्ताक्ष):—[from dīpta > dīp] mf(ī)n. having bright or glittering eyes, [Mahābhārata iii, 16138]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a cat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a peacock, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of an owl, [Pañcatantra]

5) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mahābhārata v.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dīptākṣa (दीप्ताक्ष):—[dīptā+kṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. A cat; a peacock.

[Sanskrit to German]

Diptaksha 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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