Lokakshi, Lokākṣi: 2 definitions
Lokakshi 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 Lokākṣi can be transliterated into English as Lokaksi or Lokakshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Lokākṣi (लोकाक्षि).—The avatār of the Lord in the sixth dvāpara with four learned disciples, all yogins.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 133.
1b) One of the four disciples of Pauṣyañji*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 36-7; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 6.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lokākṣi (लोकाक्षि):—[from loka > lok] ([Viṣṇu-purāṇa]) ([Catalogue(s)]) m. ‘eye of the world’, Name of a preceptor.
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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2.35 < [Section XII - Tonsure (cūḍākarma)]
Verse 2.6 < [Section III - Sources of Knowledge of Dharma]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 9 - Śiva’s incarnations as Yogācāryas < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 4 - The story of Ṛṣabha < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)