Yaksharaj, aka: Yakṣarāj, Yaksha-raj; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Yakṣarāj can be transliterated into English as Yaksaraj or Yaksharaj, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Yakṣarāj (यक्षराज्).—m.

1) Name of Kubera; प्रतिसिञ्चन् विचिक्रीडे यक्षीभिर्यक्षराडिव (pratisiñcan vicikrīḍe yakṣībhiryakṣarāḍiva) Bhāg.1.9.9.

2) a place prepared for wrestling and boxing.

Yakṣarāj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yakṣa and rāj (राज्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yakṣarāj (यक्षराज्).—m. (-rāṭ) Kuvera, the deity of wealth, and lord of the demigods called Yakshas. 2. A palæstrum, a place prepared for wrestling or boxing. E. yakṣa a Yaksha, and rāja who rules or shines.

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