Kshurakriya, Kṣurakriyā, Kshura-kriya: 4 definitions


Kshurakriya 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 Kṣurakriyā can be transliterated into English as Ksurakriya or Kshurakriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshurakriya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣurakriyā (क्षुरक्रिया).—the act of shaving; नाश्मनि स्यात्क्षुरक्रिया (nāśmani syātkṣurakriyā) Pt.1.386.

Kṣurakriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣura and kriyā (क्रिया).

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

Kṣurakriyā (क्षुरक्रिया):—[=kṣura-kriyā] [from kṣura > kṣur] f. the employment of a razor, [Pañcatantra]

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Kshurakriya 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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