Mrakshitaka, Mrakṣitaka: 1 definition


Mrakshitaka 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 Mrakṣitaka can be transliterated into English as Mraksitaka or Mrakshitaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mrakṣitaka (म्रक्षितक).—adj. (= Sanskrit mrakṣita, ppp.), smeared: madhu-°ka, with mūla(ka), (edible) roots: Divyāvadāna 511.20; 513.14; maṣi- °ka (text masi°, Index maṣi°), m., (a person or animal) that is smeared with ink (specifying -ka?), Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 274.5.

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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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