Maitranakshatra, Maitranakṣatra, Maitra-nakshatra: 1 definition
Maitranakshatra 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 Maitranakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Maitranaksatra or Maitranakshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Maitranakṣatra (मैत्रनक्षत्र).—the अनुराधा (anurādhā) constellation.
Derivable forms: maitranakṣatram (मैत्रनक्षत्रम्).
Maitranakṣatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms maitra and nakṣatra (नक्षत्र).
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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