dīkṣ दीक्ष्

Definition: (Desiderative of dakṣ-?) cl.1 A1. dīkṣate- (perfect tense didīksk/e-; future dīkṣiṣy/ate-; Aorist adidīkṣas-and adīkṣiṣṭa- ; ind.p. dīkṣitvā- ) to consecrate or dedicate one's self (especially for the performance of the soma--sacrifice) ; to dedicate one's self to a monastic order : Causal dīkṣayati-, te-, to consecrate, initiate ; perfect tense didīkṣur- ; to consecrate as a king ; to make ready, prepare : Desiderative didīkṣiṣate-, to wish to be consecrated

Dictionary: Monier-Williams
Literary Sources: Dha1tup. xvi , 8, Br., ChUp., Br., Up., Pur., Buddh., TS., Br., Ta1n2d2yaBr. xxiv , 18, MBh., Hariv., MBh., AitBr. iv , 25.
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