Yaksharaj, Yakṣarāj, Yaksha-raj: 5 definitions
Yaksharaj 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 Yakṣarāj can be transliterated into English as Yaksaraj or Yaksharaj, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yakṣarāj (यक्षराज्).—m. Kuvera.
Yakṣarāj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yakṣa and rāj (राज्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yakṣarāj (यक्षराज्).—[masculine] king of the Yakṣas, [Epithet] of Kubera.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yakṣarāj (यक्षराज्):—[=yakṣa-rāj] [from yakṣa > yakṣ] m. ‘king of the Y°s’, Name of Kubera, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] of Maṇi-bhadra, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] a palaestra or place prepared for wrestling and boxing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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