Shastrashikhin, Śastraśikhin, Shastra-shikhin: 2 definitions


Shastrashikhin 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 Śastraśikhin can be transliterated into English as Sastrasikhin or Shastrashikhin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Śastraśikhin (शस्त्रशिखिन्).—adj. proud of (the practice of) weapons, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 149, 14.

Śastraśikhin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śastra and śikhin (शिखिन्).

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

Śastraśikhin (शस्त्रशिखिन्):—[=śastra-śikhin] [from śastra > śas] mfn. proud of (the practice of) w°, [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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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