Plakshajata, Plakṣajātā, Plaksha-jata: 5 definitions


Plakshajata 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 Plakṣajātā can be transliterated into English as Plaksajata or Plakshajata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Plakshajata in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Plakṣajātā (प्लक्षजाता).—A tributary of river Gaṅgā. It is believed that this river is an incarnation of Sarasvatī and that the sins of those who drink the water of this river will vanish. (Chapter 169, Ādi Parva).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Plakshajata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Plakṣajātā (प्लक्षजाता).—an epithet of the river Sarasvatī.

Plakṣajātā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms plakṣa and jātā (जाता). See also (synonyms): plakṣasamudravācakā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Plakṣajātā (प्लक्षजाता):—[=plakṣa-jātā] [from plakṣa] f. ‘rising near the fig-tree’, Name of the Sarasvatī, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Plakshajata 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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