Naktamcarya, Naktaṃcaryā, Naktam-carya: 5 definitions
Naktamcarya 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Naktamcharya.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Naktaṃcaryā (नक्तंचर्या).—wandering by night. नक्तंचर्यां दिवास्वप्नम् आलस्यं पैशुनं मदम् । अतियोगमयोगं च श्रेयसोऽर्थी परित्यजेत् (naktaṃcaryāṃ divāsvapnam ālasyaṃ paiśunaṃ madam | atiyogamayogaṃ ca śreyaso'rthī parityajet) || Mb.
Naktaṃcaryā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naktam and caryā (चर्या).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naktaṃcaryā (नक्तंचर्या).—i. e. nakta + m-caryā, f. Wandering by night, Mahābhārata 12, 10575.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naktaṃcaryā (नक्तंचर्या):—[=naktaṃ-caryā] [from naktaṃ > nakta] f. the walking about at n°, [Mahābhārata]
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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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