Pradakshinam, Pradakṣiṇam: 2 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Pradakṣiṇam can be transliterated into English as Pradaksinam or Pradakshinam, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pradakṣiṇam (प्रदक्षिणम्).—It is used as an indeclinable in the sense of,:—1. From left to right. 2. Turning the right side towords. 3. In a southern direction.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pradakṣiṇam (प्रदक्षिणम्):—[=pra-dakṣiṇam] [from pra-dakṣiṇa] ind. from left to right, so that the r° side is turned towards a person or object, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc. (also [in the beginning of a compound]; cf. [compound] below; with √kṛ and pra-√kṛ as above)
2) [v.s. ...] towards the south, [Manu-smṛti; Varāha-mihira] (ṇeṇa ind. = am in both meanings, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Varāha-mihira])
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)