Rishabhadhvaja, aka: Ṛṣabhadhvaja, Rishabha-dhvaja; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Ṛṣabhadhvaja can be transliterated into English as Rsabhadhvaja or Rishabhadhvaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Ṛṣabhadhvaja (ऋषभध्वज).—Name of Śiva.

Derivable forms: ṛṣabhadhvajaḥ (ऋषभध्वजः).

Ṛṣabhadhvaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛṣabha and dhvaja (ध्वज).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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