Kshayopashama, Kṣayopaśama, Kshaya-upashama: 4 definitions
Kshayopashama 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 Kṣayopaśama can be transliterated into English as Ksayopasama or Kshayopashama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kṣayopaśama (क्षयोपशम).—complete annihilation of the desire of being active (Jaina).
Derivable forms: kṣayopaśamaḥ (क्षयोपशमः).
Kṣayopaśama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣaya and upaśama (उपशम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṣayopaśama (क्षयोपशम):—[from kṣaya > kṣi] m. complete annihilation of the desire of being active, [Jaina literature] ([Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha iii]).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kṣayopaśama (क्षयोपशम):—m. bei den Jaina vollständiges zu Nichte Werden (des Thätigkeitsdranges).
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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