Lakshmikalpa, Lakṣmīkalpa, Lakshmi-kalpa: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Lakṣmīkalpa can be transliterated into English as Laksmikalpa or Lakshmikalpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Lakṣmīkalpa (लक्ष्मीकल्प).—In the kūrma purāṇa;1 the 23rd kalpa.2

  • 1) Matsya-purāṇa 53. 48.
  • 2) Ib. 290. 8.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous (L) next»] — Lakshmikalpa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lakṣmīkalpa (लक्ष्मीकल्प).—a particular period of time.

Derivable forms: lakṣmīkalpaḥ (लक्ष्मीकल्पः).

Lakṣmīkalpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lakṣmī and kalpa (कल्प).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Lakṣmīkalpa (लक्ष्मीकल्प) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[tantric] Bd. 968. Peters. 6, 512.

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

Lakṣmīkalpa (लक्ष्मीकल्प):—[=lakṣmī-kalpa] [from lakṣmī > lakṣ] m. a [particular] period of time, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

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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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