Lakshyabheda, aka: Lakṣyabhēda, Lakṣyabheda, Lakshya-bheda; 5 Definition(s)


Lakshyabheda 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 terms Lakṣyabhēda and Lakṣyabheda can be transliterated into English as Laksyabheda or Lakshyabheda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Lakṣyabheda (लक्ष्यभेद) or Cittabheda refers to the “selection of a suitable path and goal which will confer the desired Perfections and/or liberation” and is dealt with in the Yogapāda section of the Mālinīvijayottara’s, which is concerned with the conquest of the levels of reality (tattvajaya).

Source: The Yoga of the Mālinīvijayottaratantra
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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lakṣyabhēda (लक्ष्यभेद).—m S Piercing or hitting the mark.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lakṣyabhēda (लक्ष्यभेद).—m Piercing or hitting the mark.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Lakṣyabheda (लक्ष्यभेद).—hitting the mark; अपतित्वा नु चकार लक्ष्यभेदम् (apatitvā nu cakāra lakṣyabhedam) Ki.13.27.

Derivable forms: lakṣyabhedaḥ (लक्ष्यभेदः).

Lakṣyabheda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lakṣya and bheda (भेद). See also (synonyms): lakṣyavedha.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lakṣyabheda (लक्ष्यभेद).—m.

(-daḥ) The cleaving of a mark.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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