Vaktrasava, aka: Vaktra-asava, Vaktrāsava; 2 Definition(s)


Vaktrasava 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaktrasava in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

Vaktrāsava (वक्त्रासव).—saliva.

Derivable forms: vaktrāsavaḥ (वक्त्रासवः).

Vaktrāsava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaktra and āsava (आसव).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaktrāsava (वक्त्रासव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Saliva. E. vaktra the mouth, and āsava wine.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

Discover the meaning of vaktrasava in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 176 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Asava (असव).—Asus of the right ascension or the time in the asus of rising at the equator. Note...
Vaktra (वक्त्र) or Vaktrāgama refers to one of the upāgamas (supplementary scriptures) of the K...
Pañcavaktrā (पञ्चवक्त्रा).—A soldier who fought bravely against the asuras on the side of Subra...
Aparavaktra (अपरवक्त्र).—n. (-ktraṃ) A kind of metre of four lines, having every two lines the ...
Gajavaktra (गजवक्त्र).—epithets of Gaṇeśa; Bṛ. S.58.58; Ks.1.44. Derivable forms: gajavaktraḥ (...
Madhvāsava (मध्वासव).—m. (-vaḥ) A spirituous liquor, distilled from the blossoms of the Bassia ...
Vaktratuṇḍa (वक्त्रतुण्ड).—m. (-ṇḍaḥ) A name of Ganesa. E. vaktra and tuṇḍa beak or nose, havin...
Kusumāsava (कुसुमासव).—n. (-vaṃ) Honey. E. kusuma, and āsava spirit.
Caturvaktra (चतुर्वक्त्र) is the name of a Gaṇa of Ambikā, who incarnated as Pañcaphuṭṭika, due...
Cāruvaktra (चारुवक्त्र).—An attendant of Subrahmaṇya. He was much devoted to brahmins. (Mahābhā...
Suvaktra (सुवक्त्र) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.55) and represents one o...
Siṃhavaktra (सिंहवक्त्र) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.78) and represents ...
Makaravaktra (मकरवक्त्र) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.74) and represents ...
Mañjuvaktra (मञ्जुवक्त्र).—mfn. (-ktraḥ-ktrā-ktraṃ) Lovely, handsome. E. mañju beautiful, vaktr...
Vaktratāla (वक्त्रताल).—mn. (-laḥ-laṃ) A musical instrument, played on with the mouth. E. vaktr...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: