Rakshamani, Rakṣāmaṇi, Raksha-mani: 9 definitions


Rakshamani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Rakṣāmaṇi can be transliterated into English as Raksamani or Rakshamani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Rakṣā-maṇi.—(EI 15), protecting jewel. Note: rakṣā-maṇi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

India history book cover
context information

The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

Discover the meaning of rakshamani or raksamani in the context of India history from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि).—an ornament of jewel worn as an amulet or preservative against evil spirits.

Derivable forms: rakṣāmaṇiḥ (रक्षामणिः).

Rakṣāmaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rakṣā and maṇi (मणि). See also (synonyms): rakṣābhūṣaṇa, rakṣāratna.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) An ornament or jewel worn as a preservative.

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

Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि).—[masculine] a jewel as talisman.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—śr. Oppert. Ii, 1696.

2) Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि):—See Śārīkanyāyarakṣāmaṇi and Śārīrakasūtrabhāṣya.

3) Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि):—śr. See Agnihotrarakṣāmaṇi.

4) Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि):—See Agnihotra^0.

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

1) Rakṣāmaṇi (रक्षामणि):—[=rakṣā-maṇi] [from rakṣā > rakṣ] m. a jewel worn as a preservative (against evil spirits etc.), [Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various works.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rakshamani in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of rakshamani or raksamani in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rakshamani in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rakṣāmaṇi (ರಕ್ಷಾಮಣಿ):—

1) [noun] a gem or bead tied to one’s neck, upper arm, etc. to protect against injury or evil.

2) [noun] he who protects, guards or takes care of welfare of another; a protector.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

Discover the meaning of rakshamani or raksamani in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: