Vrikshavasa, aka: Vṛkṣāvāsa, Vriksha-avasa; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Vṛkṣāvāsa can be transliterated into English as Vrksavasa or Vrikshavasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Vṛkṣāvāsa (वृक्षावास).—

1) a bird.

2) an ascetic.

Derivable forms: vṛkṣāvāsaḥ (वृक्षावासः).

Vṛkṣāvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛkṣa and āvāsa (आवास).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛkṣāvāsa (वृक्षावास).—m.

(-saḥ) 1. An ascetic, one who lives in the hollows of trees. 2. A bird. E. vṛkṣa a tree, āvāsa abode.

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