Nirakankshin, Nirākāṅkṣin, Nis-akankshin: 4 definitions


Nirakankshin 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 Nirākāṅkṣin can be transliterated into English as Nirakanksin or Nirakankshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nirakankshin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nirākāṅkṣin (निराकाङ्क्षिन्).—adj. devoid of desire, Mahābhārata 14, 537.

Nirākāṅkṣin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and ākāṅkṣin (आकाङ्क्षिन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nirākāṅkṣin (निराकाङ्क्षिन्).—[adjective] expecting or wanting nothing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nirakankshin in German

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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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