Mrigashayika, Mṛgaśāyikā, Mriga-shayika: 2 definitions
Mrigashayika 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 Mṛgaśāyikā can be transliterated into English as Mrgasayika or Mrigashayika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mṛgaśāyikā (मृगशायिका).—the reclining posture of a deer.
Mṛgaśāyikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛga and śāyikā (शायिका).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mṛgaśāyikā (मृगशायिका):—[=mṛga-śāyikā] [from mṛga > mṛg] f. the recumbent posture of an antelope (śayīta mṛgaśāyikām, ‘let him lie as still as an ant°’), [Mahābhārata]
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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