Arshaka, Ārṣaka: 1 definition
Arshaka 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 Ārṣaka can be transliterated into English as Arsaka or Arshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ārṣaka (आर्षक).—Ṛṣis, past and future.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 145. 65.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Arshakalinga.
Ends with (+65): Abhimarshaka, Abhipravarshaka, Adarshaka, Adhahsparshaka, Adharshaka, Akarshaka, Akshadarshaka, Amdolanadarshaka, Amtardarshaka, Anadarshaka, Anakarshaka, Anamtasparshaka, Anvakarshaka, Apakarshaka, Aparadarshaka, Ardratadarshaka, Areparadarshaka, Arthadarshaka, Atarshaka, Avartadarshaka.
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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 32 - The rites for achieving worldly benefits < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 4.5 - Puranic personalities (in the Tevaram) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]