Ishtakacayana, Ishtaka-cayana, Iṣṭakācayana: 1 definition
Ishtakacayana 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 Iṣṭakācayana can be transliterated into English as Istakacayana or Ishtakacayana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Ishtakachayana.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Iṣṭakācayana (इष्टकाचयन).—collecting fire by means of a brick.
Derivable forms: iṣṭakācayanam (इष्टकाचयनम्).
Iṣṭakācayana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms iṣṭakā and cayana (चयन).
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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