Svaksha, Svakṣa, Su-aksha: 8 definitions
Svaksha 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 Svakṣa can be transliterated into English as Svaksa or Svaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Svakṣa (स्वक्ष).—A region in India, very famous in the Purāṇas. (Mahābhārata, Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Verse 45).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) having good eyes.
2) having keen organs, acute.
Svakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and akṣa (अक्ष).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kṣaḥ-kṣā) or -kṣī-kṣaṃ) 1. Handsome-eyed. 2. Acute, sensitive, having keen organs. E. su good, akṣi the eye, or akṣa an organ of sense.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svakṣa (स्वक्ष).—adj. 1. handsome-eyed. 2. acute.
— Cf. [Latin] oculus; and see akṣi.
Svakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and akṣa (अक्ष).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svakṣa (स्वक्ष).—1. [adjective] having a beautiful axle; [masculine] such a a waggon.
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Svakṣa (स्वक्ष).—2. [feminine] ī fair-eyed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Svakṣa (स्वक्ष):—[=sv-akṣa] 1. sv-akṣa mfn. having a beautiful axle, [Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a chariot having a beautiful axle, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] 2. sv-akṣa mfn. having perfect organs of sense, [Śiśupāla-vadha]
4) [v.s. ...] 3. sv-akṣa mf(ī)n. handsome-eyed, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
5) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svakṣa (स्वक्ष):—[sva-kṣa] (kṣaḥ-kṣā-kṣī-kṣaṃ) a. Handsome eyed; keen.
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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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