Samantacakshus, Samantacakṣus, Samanta-cakshus: 1 definition


Samantacakshus 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 Samantacakṣus can be transliterated into English as Samantacaksus or Samantacakshus, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Samantachakshus.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Samantacakṣus (समन्तचक्षुस्).—(1) adj., of universal vision, epithet of a Buddha (so also Pali samantacakkhu): °kṣuḥ Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 67.12 (verse); (2) name of a former Buddha: Gaṇḍavyūha 104.19.

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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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