Arishtasura, Ariṣṭāsura, Arishta-asura: 1 definition
Arishtasura 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 Ariṣṭāsura can be transliterated into English as Aristasura or Arishtasura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Ariṣṭāsura (अरिष्टासुर).—A demon (asura) who took the form of a bull and tried to kill Lord Kṛṣṇa.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Search found 3 books and stories containing Arishtasura, Ariṣṭāsura, Arishta-asura, Aristasura, Ariṣṭa-asura, Arista-asura; (plurals include: Arishtasuras, Ariṣṭāsuras, asuras, Aristasuras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 36 - The Slaying of Arista, the Bull Demon < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.1.268 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Verse 4.8.35 < [Part 8 - Compatible & Incompatible Mellows (maitrī-vaira-sthiti)]
Verse 2.1.61 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Nectar of Devotion (by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)