Maitrakshajyotika, Maitrākṣajyotika: 5 definitions


Maitrakshajyotika 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 Maitrākṣajyotika can be transliterated into English as Maitraksajyotika or Maitrakshajyotika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Maitrākṣajyotika (मैत्राक्षज्योतिक).—i. e. maitra-akṣa-jyoti (instead of jyotis), + ka, m. The name of a demon, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 72.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Maitrākṣajyotika (मैत्राक्षज्योतिक).—[masculine] a kind of phantom or demon.

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

Maitrākṣajyotika (मैत्राक्षज्योतिक):—[=maitrākṣa-jyotika] [from maitra] m. Name of a [particular] class of evil beings, [Manu-smṛti xii, 72.]

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Maitrakshajyotika 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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