Yashahkaya, Yaśaḥkāya, Yashas-kaya: 1 definition


Yashahkaya 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 Yaśaḥkāya can be transliterated into English as Yasahkaya or Yashahkaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yaśaḥkāya (यशःकाय).—body in the form of fame; यशःशरीरे भव मे दयालुः (yaśaḥśarīre bhava me dayāluḥ) R.2.24; नास्ति येषां यशःकाये जरामरणजं भयम् (nāsti yeṣāṃ yaśaḥkāye jarāmaraṇajaṃ bhayam) Bh.

Derivable forms: yaśaḥkāyam (यशःकायम्).

Yaśaḥkāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yaśas and kāya (काय). See also (synonyms): yaśaḥśarīra.

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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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