Kshemamkara, Kṣemaṃkara: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṣemaṃkara can be transliterated into English as Ksemamkara or Kshemamkara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Kshemamkara in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kṣemaṃkara (क्षेमंकर).—Author of a commentary on सारस्वतप्रक्रिया (sārasvataprakriyā).

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshemamkara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kṣemaṃkara (क्षेमंकर).—(1) name of a former Buddha: Divyāvadāna 242.1 ff.; he lived in Kṣemāvatī; in the same story in Pali Khemaṃkara is the name of the king of the city, who in Divyāvadāna (242.5) is Kṣema (in Pali also alternatively Khema); in Pali the Buddha Kakusaṃdha is born under this king (in Divyāvadāna Krakucchanda appears in a sequel to the story, 254.3); (2) name of an apparently different former Buddha: Avadāna-śataka i.110.10 ff.; (3) name of a son of King Brahmadatta of Benares: Avadāna-śataka ii.46.6; 49.8; (4) name of a Bodhisattva: Gaṇḍavyūha 442.16; (5) name of a nāga: Mahāvyutpatti 3336.

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

Kṣemaṃkara (क्षेमंकर).—i. e. kṣema + m-kara, m. The name of a king, [Draupadīpramātha] 2, 7.

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

Kṣemaṃkara (क्षेमंकर).—[adjective] causing peace or rest.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Kṣemaṃkara (क्षेमंकर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Nirṇayasāra. Kāśīn. 22. Sārasvataprakriyāṭīkā. Rādh. 47.

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

1) Kṣemaṃkara (क्षेमंकर):—[=kṣema-ṃ-kara] [from kṣema] mfn. (= -kāra, [Pāṇini 3-2, 44]) = -kara, [Cāṇakya] (= [Śārṅgadhara-paddhati]), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya vi, 105]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a king of the Trigartas, [Mahābhārata iii, 15731]

3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Brahma-datta (Udayana), [Buddhist literature]

4) [v.s. ...] of the author of a recension of [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension]

5) [v.s. ...] of a mythical Buddha, [Divyāvadāna xviii]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshemamkara 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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