Kulakshaya, Kulakṣaya, Kula-kshaya: 11 definitions
Kulakshaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Kulakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Kulaksaya or Kulakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय) refers to the “destruction of a family”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “If one sees a very terrible sight or the family is being destroyed [i.e., kulakṣaya], one should worship the sacrifice of the sacred seats; then peace comes and troubles are destroyed”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—m (S) Extinction of a race.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—m Extinction of a race.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) ruin of a family.
2) extinction of a family; कुलक्षयकृतं दोषं मित्रद्रोहे च पातकम् (kulakṣayakṛtaṃ doṣaṃ mitradrohe ca pātakam) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 1.39,4.
Derivable forms: kulakṣayaḥ (कुलक्षयः).
Kulakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kula and kṣaya (क्षय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) Decay or disappearance of a family. f.
(-yā) Cowach, (Carpopogon pruriens.) E. kula the body, and kṣaya injurious.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—[masculine] ruin of a family.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय):—[=kula-kṣaya] [from kula] m. decay of a race or family, [Mahābhārata iii, 13231]
2) Kulakṣayā (कुलक्षया):—[=kula-kṣayā] [from kula-kṣaya > kula] f. a sort of cowach (Mucuna pruritus), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय):—[kula-kṣaya] (yaḥ-yā) 1. m. Decay in a family. (yā) f. Cowach.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kulakṣaya (ಕುಲಕ್ಷಯ):—[noun] = ಕುಲಕ್ಷತಿ [kulakshati].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with: Svakulakshaya.
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