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Shakya is a clan of the ancient Vedic period. The name is derived from the Sanskrit word śakya which means capable, able. The genealogy of Shakyas is found in Book IV of the Vishnu Purana, the Bhagavata Purana and the Brahma Purana.

  • also known as 釋迦族

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Google previewNationalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nepal (2013)

Identities and Mobilization After 1990 by Mahendra Lawoti, Susan Hangen

Mallika Shakya is a Senior Lecturer of Anthropology and Development in University of Pretoria, ...

Google previewSemantic Services, Interoperability and Web Applications: Emerging Concepts (2011)

Emerging Concepts by Sheth, Amit

Aman Shakya is a faculty member at the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Pulchowk campus, Lalitpur, ...

Google previewHandbook of Families and Aging (2012)

by Rosemary Blieszner, Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford

SHAKYA is a doctoral candidate in the University of California, San Diego—San Diego State University joint doctoral program in global public health.

Google previewDictionary of Asian Philosophies (2002)

by St. Elmo Nauman Jr

JAMCHEN CHOJE SHAKYA YESHE (1389–1449) (precise transliteration, Byams-chen Chos-rje Shakya Ye-shes): The disciple of Tsongkha- pa, who was the founder of “Those Who Follow Virtuous Works” (Geluk-pa order, the Yellow ...

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Thousand Buddha Sculptural Stele of Shakya

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Scrabble value of S1H4A1K5Y4A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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