Tarksha, aka: Tārkṣa; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Tārkṣa can be transliterated into English as Tarksa or Tarksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Tārkṣa (तार्क्ष).—(Tārkṣya, Vāyu-purāṇa and Viṣṇu-purāṇa): Senāni with the Sun in Hemanta.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 18; Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 18.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tārkṣa (तार्क्ष).—Name of the sage कश्यप (kaśyapa).

Derivable forms: tārkṣaḥ (तार्क्षः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tārkṣa (तार्क्ष).—m.

(-rkṣaḥ) A name of Kasyapa. E. tṛkṣa eva svārthe aṇ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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. 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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