Shikshanara, Śikṣānara, Shiksha-nara: 4 definitions


Shikshanara 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 Śikṣānara can be transliterated into English as Siksanara or Shikshanara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śikṣānara (शिक्षानर).—an epithet of Indra.

Derivable forms: śikṣānaraḥ (शिक्षानरः).

Śikṣānara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śikṣā and nara (नर).

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

Śikṣānara (शिक्षानर).—m.

(-raḥ) An epithet of Indra.

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

Śikṣānara (शिक्षानर).—[adjective] befriending men.

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

Śikṣānara (शिक्षानर):—[=śikṣā-nara] [from śikṣā > śikṣ] mfn. helping men or liberal towards men, [Ṛg-veda] (= dānasya netā, [Sāyaṇa])

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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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