Kakshivata, Kākṣīvata: 5 definitions


Kakshivata 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 Kākṣīvata can be transliterated into English as Kaksivata or Kakshivata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kakshivata in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kākṣīvata (काक्षीवत) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. ) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kākṣīvata) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kakshivata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kākṣīvata (काक्षीवत).—i. e. kakṣīvant + a, patron., f. , A descendant of Kakṣīvant, Mahābhārata 1, 4695.

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

1) Kākṣīvata (काक्षीवत):—[from kākṣīva] mf(ī)n. composed by or relating to Kakṣīvat ([scilicet] sūkta), [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra ix, 20, 12]

2) [v.s. ...] ākhyāna, [xvi, 11, 4]

3) [v.s. ...] m. ([patronymic] [from] kakṣīvat), Name of Nodhas, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa vii]

4) [v.s. ...] of Kauravya

5) [v.s. ...] of Śabara

6) [from kākṣīva] n. Name of different kinds of Sāman, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa xiv.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kakshivata 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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