Khashaya, Khaśaya, Kha-shaya, Khaśayā: 6 definitions


Khashaya 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 terms Khaśaya and Khaśayā can be transliterated into English as Khasaya or Khashaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Khaśayā (खशया) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.16). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Khaśayā) 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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khaśaya (खशय).—(also kheśaya) a. resting or dwelling in the air.

Khaśaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kha and śaya (शय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Khaśaya (खशय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Resting or dwelling in the air. E. kha and śī to sleep, ac aff.

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

1) Khaśaya (खशय):—[=kha-śaya] [from kha] a m. ([Pāṇini 6-3, 18; Kāśikā-vṛtti]) ‘resting or dwelling in the air’, Name of a Jina, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes] (cf. -sama.)

2) [=kha-śaya] b etc. See 3. kha, p.334.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Khaśaya (खशय):—[kha-śaya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Resting in air.

[Sanskrit to German]

Khashaya 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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