Nakshatreshvara, aka: Nakṣatreśvara, Nakshatra-ishvara; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Nakṣatreśvara can be transliterated into English as Naksatresvara or Nakshatreshvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[Nakshatreshvara in Sanskrit glossaries]

Nakṣatreśvara (नक्षत्रेश्वर).—the moon; R.6.66.

Derivable forms: nakṣatreśvaraḥ (नक्षत्रेश्वरः).

Nakṣatreśvara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nakṣatra and īśvara (ईश्वर). See also (synonyms): nakṣatreśa, nakṣatranātha, nakṣatrapa, nakṣatrapati, nakṣatrarāja.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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