Tagarashikhin, Tagaraśikhin: 3 definitions


Tagarashikhin means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Tagaraśikhin can be transliterated into English as Tagarasikhin or Tagarashikhin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Tagarashikhin in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Tagaraśikhin (तगरशिखिन्) is the name of the Pratyekabuddha who received some coarse broth from Annabhāra (a previous life of Aniruddha) according to the Kośavyākhyā. Also see Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XIV).

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tagarashikhin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tagaraśikhin (तगरशिखिन्):—[=tagara-śikhin] [from tagara > tagaḍa-vallī] m. Name of a man, [Lalita-vistara xiii.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Tagarashikhin in German

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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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