Upashamakshaya, Upaśamakṣaya, Upashama-kshaya: 2 definitions



Upashamakshaya 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 Upaśamakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Upasamaksaya or Upashamakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upaśamakṣaya (उपशमक्षय).—(with Jainas) the destruction of activity &c. through quietism.

Derivable forms: upaśamakṣayaḥ (उपशमक्षयः).

Upaśamakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upaśama and kṣaya (क्षय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Upaśamakṣaya (उपशमक्षय):—[=upa-śama-kṣaya] [from upa-śama > upa-śam] m. (with Jainas) the destruction (of activity etc.) through quietism, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

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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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