Kshaitrajna, Kṣaitrajña: 3 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Kṣaitrajña can be transliterated into English as Ksaitrajna or Kshaitrajna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaitrajña (क्षैत्रज्ञ).—Spirituality, knowledge of the soul.

Derivable forms: kṣaitrajñam (क्षैत्रज्ञम्).

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

Kṣaitrajña (क्षैत्रज्ञ).—n.

(-jñaṃ) Spirituality, the nature of the soul. E. kṣetrajña and aṇ aff.

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

1) Kṣaitrajña (क्षैत्रज्ञ):—[from kṣaita] n. ([from] kṣetra-jña [gana] yuvādi), spirituality, nature of the soul, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] the knowledge of the soul, [Horace H. Wilson]

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