Hemakaksha, Hemakakṣa, Heman-kaksha: 4 definitions

Introduction

Hemakaksha 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 Hemakakṣa can be transliterated into English as Hemakaksa or Hemakaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Hemakakṣa (हेमकक्ष).—A mountain and residence of the Gandharvas and others.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 36. 36; 39. 51.
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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-English dictionary

[«previous (H) next»] — Hemakaksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hemakakṣa (हेमकक्ष).—a. having golden walls.

Hemakakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms heman and kakṣa (कक्ष).

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

Hemakakṣa (हेमकक्ष).—adj. having a golden wall, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 54, 15.

Hemakakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hema and kakṣa (कक्ष).

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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