Yugadhyaksha, Yugādhyakṣa, Yuga-adhyaksha: 2 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Yugādhyakṣa can be transliterated into English as Yugadhyaksa or Yugadhyaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Yugadhyaksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yugādhyakṣa (युगाध्यक्ष).—

1) Name of Prajāpati.

2) of Śiva.

Derivable forms: yugādhyakṣaḥ (युगाध्यक्षः).

Yugādhyakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yuga and adhyakṣa (अध्यक्ष).

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

1) Yugādhyakṣa (युगाध्यक्ष):—[from yuga > yuj] m. ‘superintendent of a Y°’, Name of Prajā-pati, [Jyotiṣa]

2) [v.s. ...] of Śiva, [Śivagītā, ascribed to the padma-purāṇa]

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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 (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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