Tapastaksha, Tapastakṣa, Tapas-taksha: 6 definitions
Tapastaksha 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 Tapastakṣa can be transliterated into English as Tapastaksa or Tapastaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Tapastakṣa (तपस्तक्ष).—an epithet of Indra.
Derivable forms: tapastakṣaḥ (तपस्तक्षः).
Tapastakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tapas and takṣa (तक्ष). See also (synonyms): tapastaṅka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kṣaḥ) A name of Indra. E. tapas austerity, and takṣa who pares or makes thin; emaciating himself by his devotions. E. tapastakṣati takṣa-aṇ upa0 sa0 . indre .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tapastakṣa (तपस्तक्ष):—[=tapas-takṣa] [from tapas > tap] m. ‘destroying the power of religious austerity’, Indra (as disturbing the austerities of ascetics lest they should acquire too great power), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tapastakṣa (तपस्तक्ष):—[tapa-stakṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. A name of Indra.
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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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Partial matches: Taksha, Tapa, Tapas.
Full-text: Taksha, Tapastanka.
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