Mrigashirshan, Mṛgaśīrṣan, Mriga-shirshan: 2 definitions
Mrigashirshan 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 Mṛgaśīrṣan can be transliterated into English as Mrgasirsan or Mrigashirshan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mṛgaśīrṣan (मृगशीर्षन्).—m. the constellation मृग- शिरस् (mṛga- śiras).
Mṛgaśīrṣan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛga and śīrṣan (शीर्षन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mṛgaśīrṣan (मृगशीर्षन्):—[=mṛga-śīrṣan] [from mṛga > mṛg] n. the Nakṣ° Mṛga-śiras, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Mrigashirshanakshatra.
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