Paparakshasi, Pāparākṣasī, Papa-rakshasi: 2 definitions
Paparakshasi 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 Pāparākṣasī can be transliterated into English as Paparaksasi or Paparakshasi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
Pāparākṣasī (पापराक्षसी):—[=pāpa-rākṣasī] [from pāpa] f. an evil female demon, witch, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]
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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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
Chapter 8 - The Sacrificial offerings (balikarma)
Chapter 7 - The Ground Plans (padavinyāsa-lakṣaṇa)
Chapter 15 - The columns (stambha)
Women in the Atharva-veda Samhita (by Pranab Jyoti Kalita)
15. Goddess Nirṛti < [Chapter 4 - Female Deities and the Glorification of Women in the Atharvaveda]
Vastu-shastra (1): Canons of Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
(ii) The Site-planning (Vāstupada-vīnyāsa) < [Chapter 6 - Fundamental Canons of Hindu Architecture]