Nagapashaka, Nāgapāśaka, Naga-pashaka: 4 definitions



Nagapashaka 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 Nāgapāśaka can be transliterated into English as Nagapasaka or Nagapashaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Nagapashaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nāgapāśaka (नागपाशक).—a kind of coitus (ratibandha). स्वजङ्घाद्वयमध्यस्थां हस्ताभ्यां धारयन् कुचौ । रमेन्निःशङ्कितो नारीं बन्धोऽयं नागपाशकः (svajaṅghādvayamadhyasthāṃ hastābhyāṃ dhārayan kucau | ramenniḥśaṅkito nārīṃ bandho'yaṃ nāgapāśakaḥ) || Ratimañjarī.

Derivable forms: nāgapāśakaḥ (नागपाशकः).

Nāgapāśaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and pāśaka (पाशक).

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

Nāgapāśaka (नागपाशक):—[=nāga-pāśaka] [from nāga-pāśa > nāga] m. a kind of coitus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Nāgapāśaka (नागपाशक):—(wie eben) m. eine Art coitus [Ratimañjarī im Śabdakalpadruma]

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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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