Hastyashvadiksha, Hastyaśvadīkṣā: 2 definitions


Hastyashvadiksha 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 Hastyaśvadīkṣā can be transliterated into English as Hastyasvadiksa or Hastyashvadiksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Hastyaśvadīkṣā (हस्त्यश्वदीक्षा) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—the 16th and 17th Pariśiṣṭa of the Av. W. p. 90.

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

Hastyaśvadīkṣā (हस्त्यश्वदीक्षा):—[=hasty-aśva-dīkṣā] [from hasty-aśva > hasty > hasta] f. Name of the 16th and 17th Pariśiṣṭas of the [Atharva-veda]

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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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