Vajrakantakashalmali, Vajrakaṇṭakaśālmalī, Vajrakantaka-shalmali: 3 definitions


Vajrakantakashalmali 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 Vajrakaṇṭakaśālmalī can be transliterated into English as Vajrakantakasalmali or Vajrakantakashalmali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vajrakaṇṭakaśālmalī (वज्रकण्टकशाल्मली):—[=vajra-kaṇṭaka-śālmalī] [from vajra-kaṇṭaka > vajra > vaj] f. ‘having hard-thorned S°-trees’, Name of a hell, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vajrakaṇṭakaśālmalī (वज्रकण्टकशाल्मली):—[vajra-kaṇṭaka-śālmalī] (lī) 3. f. A hell.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vajrakantakashalmali 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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