Vikshya, Vīkṣya: 6 definitions

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Introduction:

Vikshya 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 Vīkṣya can be transliterated into English as Viksya or Vikshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

Vīkṣya (वीक्ष्य) (lit. “one who has long eye sight”) is a synonym (another name) for the Horse (Aśva), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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context information

Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vīkṣya (वीक्ष्य).—a.

1) To be looked at.

2) Visible, perceptible.

-kṣyaḥ 1 A dancer, an actor.

2) A horse.

-kṣayam 1 Anything to be looked at, a visible object.

2) Wonder, surprise.

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

Vīkṣya (वीक्ष्य).—mfn.

(-kṣyaḥ-kṣyā-kṣyaṃ) 1. Visible, perceptible. 2. Astonishing, wonderful. Ind. Having seen. n.

(-kṣyaṃ) 1. Wonder, surprise. 2. A visible object. m.

(-kṣyaḥ) 1. A dancer, an actor. 2. A horse. E. vi before īkṣ to see, aff. yat or lyap .

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

1) Vīkṣya (वीक्ष्य):—[from vīkṣa > vīkṣ] mfn. = vīkṣaṇīya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] astonishing, wonderful, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a dancer, actor, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a horse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] n. wonder, surprise, wonderful object, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vīkṣya (वीक्ष्य):—[(kṣyaḥ-kṣyā-kṣyaṃ)] 1. n. Wonder; visible object. m. A performer; a horse. a. Perceptible; wonderful; astonishing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vikshya in German

context information

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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