Rohitaksha, Rohitākṣa: 5 definitions
Rohitaksha 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 Rohitākṣa can be transliterated into English as Rohitaksa or Rohitaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Rohitākṣa (रोहिताक्ष) refers to the Nilgai [Blue bull] (Boselaphus tragocamelus), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Languages of India and abroad
Rohitākṣa (रोहिताक्ष).—[adjective] red-eyed; [masculine] [Name] of a man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rohitākṣa (रोहिताक्ष):—[from rohita > rohi] mf(ī)n. red-eyed, [Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a man, [Mudrārākṣasa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.3.14 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
Animal Kingdom (Tiryak) in Epics (by Saranya P.S)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Appendix 1.6: New and rare words < [Appendices]
Appendix 2.3: new and rare words < [Appendices]