Vajrashalya, aka: Vajraśalya, Vajra-shalya; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Vajraśalya can be transliterated into English as Vajrasalya or Vajrashalya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Vajraśalya (वज्रशल्य).—a porcupine.

Derivable forms: vajraśalyaḥ (वज्रशल्यः).

Vajraśalya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vajra and śalya (शल्य).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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