Arishtanemin, Ariṣṭanemin: 5 definitions


Arishtanemin 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 Ariṣṭanemin can be transliterated into English as Aristanemin or Arishtanemin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Arishtanemin in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Ariṣṭanemin (अरिष्टनेमिन्) is the name of a Sage, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.37. Accordingly:—“[...] then the heroic Mahāgaṇa Vīrabhadra caught hold of Prajāpati, Dharma, Kaśyapa Ariṣṭanemin the sage with many sons, the sages Aṅgiras and Kṛśāśva and the great sage Datta and kicked all of them on their heads”.

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

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Arishtanemin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ariṣṭanemin (अरिष्टनेमिन्).—[ariṣṭanemin (= a -riṣṭa-nemi)], m. A proper name, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 2, 10.

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

1) Ariṣṭanemin (अरिष्टनेमिन्):—[=a-riṣṭa-nemin] [from a-riṣṭa > a-riṣaṇya] m. Name of a brother of Gauḍa (= Aruṇa [commentator or commentary]), [Rāmāyaṇa v, 2, 10]

2) [v.s. ...] of a Muni, [Rāmāyaṇa vii, 90, 5]

3) [v.s. ...] of the twenty-second Tīrthaṃkara (See nemi), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Arishtanemin in German

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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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