Kamalakshi, aka: Kamalākṣī, Kamala-akshi; 3 Definition(s)

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Kamalakshi 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 Kamalākṣī can be transliterated into English as Kamalaksi or Kamalakshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Kamalākṣī (कमलाक्षी).—A follower of Skandadeva. (Chapter 46, Śalya Parva).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Kamalākṣī (कमलाक्षी) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.6). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kamalākṣī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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-English dictionary

Kamalakshi in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

Kamalākṣī (कमलाक्षी).—a lotus-eyed lady.

Kamalākṣī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kamala and akṣī (अक्षी).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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