Lakshmitantra, Lakṣmītantra, Lakshmi-tantra: 4 definitions


Lakshmitantra 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 Lakṣmītantra can be transliterated into English as Laksmitantra or Lakshmitantra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa (h)

Lakṣmītantra (लक्ष्मीतन्त्र) is the name of an Agamic text and the only text of the canon which exclusively extols the superior position held by Śrī or Lakṣmī in the Vaiṣṇava theology.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lakshmitantra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Lakṣmītantra (लक्ष्मीतन्त्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Bik. 593. Oppert. 5331. 5634.
—attributed to Hayagrīva. K. 50.

2) Lakṣmītantra (लक्ष्मीतन्त्र):—Io. 1193.

Lakṣmītantra has the following synonyms: Nāradapañcarātrasāra.

3) Lakṣmītantra (लक्ष्मीतन्त्र):—ibid. See Nāradapañcarātrasāra.

4) Lakṣmītantra (लक्ष्मीतन्त्र):—Ulwar 2328.

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

Lakṣmītantra (लक्ष्मीतन्त्र):—[=lakṣmī-tantra] [from lakṣmī > lakṣ] n. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German]

Lakshmitantra 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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