Jinarshabha, Jinarṣabha: 1 definition
Jinarshabha 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 Jinarṣabha can be transliterated into English as Jinarsabha or Jinarshabha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Jinarṣabha (जिनर्षभ).—(corresponds to Pali Janesabha, Jana-vasabha; but the temptation to emend to Janarṣabha should probably be resisted; Chin. versions on Mahā-Māyūrī 85 support Jina-), in Mahā-Māyūrī 237.1, name of a yakṣa; in Mahā-Māyūrī 85 name of a prince, son of Vaiśravaṇa (Kubera), who dwelt in Tukhāra, ‘attended by (a) crore(s) of yakṣas’.
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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