Upacakshus, Upacakṣus: 4 definitions
Upacakshus 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 Upacakṣus can be transliterated into English as Upacaksus or Upacakshus, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Upachakshus.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Upacakṣus (उपचक्षुस्).—n. [upagataṃ cakṣuriva]
1) An eye-glass, spectacles cf. उपनेत्रम् (upanetram).
2) A superhuman or divine eye.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upacakṣus (उपचक्षुस्):—[=upa-cakṣus] n. a superhuman or divine eye (= divya-cakṣus), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] spectacles (Beng. casamā), [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit 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 (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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Ends with: Virupacakshus.
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