Pancakshari, Pañcākṣarī: 2 definitions


Pancakshari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Pañcākṣarī can be transliterated into English as Pancaksari or Pancakshari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchakshari.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pañcākṣarī (पंचाक्षरी).—c (S) That uses the pañcākṣarīmantra; an exorciser or dispossessor of demons and fiends. See under dēvaruṣī. Ex. paṃ0 kāḍhiti samandha || tyācyā gharāṃsī jātasē sadā || tē mhaṇatī jālī bhūtabādhā || &c.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pañcākṣarī (पंचाक्षरी).—c An exorciser or dispossessor of demons and fiends.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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