Jayalakshmi, Jayalakṣmī, Jaya-lakshmi: 10 definitions

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Jayalakshmi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Jayalakṣmī can be transliterated into English as Jayalaksmi or Jayalakshmi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

[«previous next»] — Jayalakshmi in Pancaratra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Pāñcarātra

Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी):—Another name for Vijayalakṣmī, one of the eight primary forms of Lakṣmī (aṣṭhalakṣmī).

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Jayalakshmi in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी) refers to one of the “eight Goddesses that stand at the doors of the quarters”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “One should worship them [i.e., the Goddesses of the seats] at each door (of the quarters). [...] Worshipped and installed they give extensive accomplishment. One should worship the eight goddesses accompanied by the guardians of the field. Jayā, Vijayā, Ajitā, Aparājitā, Jayantī, Jayalakṣmī, Jayaśrī, and Jayamaṃgalā: these are (their) secret names, revealed in the form of mantras. (These are the goddesses) who reside in the doors (of the quarters) and abide in the places of the primary and secondary doors along with the primary and secondary sacred seats, meeting grounds and fields”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी) and Rāmānanda are the parents of Amṛtānanda (19th century), who composed a text named Chandomṛtalatā. Amṛtānanda was a resident of Nepal and appointed as a Pundit.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी).—the goddess of victory; जयलक्ष्म्या बबन्धास्थां श्वश्रूः (jayalakṣmyā babandhāsthāṃ śvaśrūḥ) Rāj. T.5.246; बभार यद्भुजस्तम्भो जयश्री- सालभञ्जिकाम् (babhāra yadbhujastambho jayaśrī- sālabhañjikām) ibid 2.64; Kumārasambhava 2.52.

Derivable forms: jayalakṣmīḥ (जयलक्ष्मीः).

Jayalakṣmī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jaya and lakṣmī (लक्ष्मी). See also (synonyms): jayaśrī.

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

Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी).—f. 1. Lakṣmī, as deity of victory, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 245. 2. a proper name, ib. 7, 124.

Jayalakṣmī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jaya and lakṣmī (लक्ष्मी).

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

Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी).—[feminine] the fortune or goddess of victory.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Narapatijayacaryāṭīkā, by Narapati.

2) Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी):—read by Harivaṃśa.

3) Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी):—Narapatijayacaryāṭīkā by Harivaṃśa Pāṭhaka.

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

1) Jayalakṣmī (जयलक्ष्मी):—[=jaya-lakṣmī] [from jaya] f. goddess of victory, victory, [Rājataraṅgiṇī v, 245]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a woman, [vii, 124]

3) [v.s. ...] of a work.

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Jayalakshmi 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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