Arshabha, Ārṣabha: 6 definitions
Arshabha 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 Ārṣabha can be transliterated into English as Arsabha or Arshabha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ārṣabha (आर्षभ).—A branch of Aṅgirasa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 107.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ārṣabha (आर्षभ).—a. (-bhī f.) [ऋषभ-अण् (ṛṣabha-aṇ)] Derived from or produced by a bull; मोघं स्कन्दितमार्षभम् (moghaṃ skanditamārṣabham) Ms.9.5.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Ārṣabha (आर्षभ).—adj. (= Pali āsabha; °bhaṃ, often written °bhaṇ-, ṭhānaṃ paṭijānāti Majjhimanikāya (Pali) i.69.32; SN ii.27.26 etc., compare below), of the first rank (especially religiously), prime, worthy of admiration: udāram ārṣabhaṃ sthānaṃ pratijānāti Dbs 209.10; 211.4 etc.;…pratijānīte Avadāna-śataka ii.105.15;…pra- jānāmi (read pratijā°?) Śatasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 1448.12;…draṣṭavyam Bodhisattvabhūmi 386.13; in Bodhisattvabhūmi 385.17 (after 15 nirvāṇam udāram ity ucyate, compare the above phrase), read ārṣabham (text ārṣam; refers to nirvāṇa; meaning supported by Tibetan and Chin.) ity ucyate; of the teeth of a mahāpuruṣa, in a list of the lakṣaṇa, Gaṇḍavyūha 401.(7—)8 (aviralā) aviṣamārṣā (read aviṣamārṣabhā, for °mā ārṣabhā; same corruption as in Bodhisattvabhūmi 385.17 above) asya dantā abhūvan.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ārṣabha (आर्षभ).— i. e. ṛṣabha + a, adj. Proceeding from a bull, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 50 (n. its strength).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ārṣabha (आर्षभ).—[adjective] belonging to a bull, a bull’[substantive]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ārṣabha (आर्षभ):—mf(ī)n. ([from] ṛṣabha), coming from or produced by a bull, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]
2) m. a descendant of Ṛṣabha, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) n. Name of a Sāman
4) a particular metre.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Definition of the four fearlessnesses in the Vaiśāradyasūtra < [Part 1 - The four fearlessnesses of the Buddha according to the Abhidharma]
The Śāriputra-siṃhanāda-sūtra < [Part 2 - Understanding dharmatā and its synonyms]
VI. Literal commentary on the Vaiśāradyasūtra < [Part 1 - The four fearlessnesses of the Buddha according to the Abhidharma]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 37 - Other Holy Places of Vārāṇasī < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 1 - Birth of seven sages (saptarṣi): Race of Bhṛgu and Aṅgiras < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]