Kalpakshaya, Kalpakṣaya, Kalpa-kshaya: 4 definitions
Kalpakshaya 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 Kalpakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Kalpaksaya or Kalpakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kalpakṣaya (कल्पक्षय).—end of the world, universal destruction; e. g. कल्पक्षये पुनस्तानि (kalpakṣaye punastāni) Bg.9.7. पुरा कल्पक्षये वृत्ते जातं जलमयं जगत् (purā kalpakṣaye vṛtte jātaṃ jalamayaṃ jagat) Ks.2.1.
Derivable forms: kalpakṣayaḥ (कल्पक्षयः).
Kalpakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kalpa and kṣaya (क्षय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) The destruction of all things, the end of the world. E. kalpa, and kṣaya destruction.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalpakṣaya (कल्पक्षय).—[masculine] the end of a Kalpa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalpakṣaya (कल्पक्षय):—[=kalpa-kṣaya] [from kalpa] m. the end of a Kalpa, destruction of the world, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
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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