Vaishalaksha, Vaiśālākṣa: 3 definitions


Vaishalaksha 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 Vaiśālākṣa can be transliterated into English as Vaisalaksa or Vaishalaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vaishalaksha in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vaiśālākṣa (वैशालाक्ष).—The Law of conduct of Brahmā. Since Śiva, who is Viśālākṣa (far-sighted) had collected and abridged them, it came to be called Vaiśālākṣa. (Mahābhārata Śānti Parva, Chapter 59, Stanza 82).

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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 dictionary

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

Vaiśālākṣa (वैशालाक्ष):—[from vaiśāla] n. Name of the Śāstra composed by Śiva as Viśālākṣa, [Mahābhārata]

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Vaishalaksha 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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