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Kaksheyu, aka: Kakṣeyu; 2 Definition(s)


Kaksheyu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Kakṣeyu can be transliterated into English as Kakseyu or Kaksheyu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


1a) Kakṣeyu (कक्षेयु).—A son of Bhadrāśva.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 5.

1b) One of the ten sons of Raudrāśva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 124; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 2.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Kakṣeyu (कक्षेयु):—One of the ten sons of Raudrāśva (son of Ahaṃyāti) and the Apsarā Ghṛtācī. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.20.4-5)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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