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Ṛṣyanta, aka: Rishyanta, Riṣyanta; 1 Definition(s)


Ṛṣyanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Ṛṣyanta can be transliterated into English as Rishyanta or Rsyanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


1) Ṛṣyanta (ऋष्यन्त).—The son of Upadānavī.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 10.

2) Riṣyanta (रिष्यन्त).—Son of Mānasa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 70. 30.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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