Jhashadhvaja, Jhaṣadhvaja, Jhasha-dhvaja: 4 definitions


Jhashadhvaja 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 Jhaṣadhvaja can be transliterated into English as Jhasadhvaja or Jhashadhvaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jhaṣadhvaja (झषध्वज).—Name of the god of love; स्त्रीमुद्रां झषकेतनस्य (strīmudrāṃ jhaṣaketanasya) Pt.4.34; स्वं कर्म कारयन्नास्ते निश्चिन्तो या झषध्वजः (svaṃ karma kārayannāste niścinto yā jhaṣadhvajaḥ) Bk.8.48.

Derivable forms: jhaṣadhvajaḥ (झषध्वजः).

Jhaṣadhvaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jhaṣa and dhvaja (ध्वज). See also (synonyms): jhaṣāṅka, jhaṣaketana, jhaṣaketu.

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

Jhaṣadhvaja (झषध्वज).—[masculine] the god of love; love.

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

Jhaṣadhvaja (झषध्वज):—[=jhaṣa-dhvaja] [from jhaṣa] m. ‘fish-symboled’, the god of love, love, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya viii, 48.]

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Jhashadhvaja 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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