Aurvasheya, Aurvaśeya: 8 definitions


Aurvasheya 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 Aurvaśeya can be transliterated into English as Aurvaseya or Aurvasheya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Aurvasheya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Aurvaśeya (और्वशेय).—A son of Purūravas, became king; father of Nahuṣa; he was a dhārmic king and the sages performed a great sacrifice; the assembly looked like that of Indra when the Gandharvas sang, the Apsaras danced, the sages entered into debates and delivered sermons of all kinds.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 2. 23-36.
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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»] — Aurvasheya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aurvaśeya (और्वशेय).—[urvaśyāḥ apatyaṃ ṭhak] Name of Agastya.

Derivable forms: aurvaśeyaḥ (और्वशेयः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aurvaśeya (और्वशेय) or Aurvvaśeya.—m.

(-yaḥ) A name of the saint Agastya. E. urvaśī the celestial courtezan, and ṭhak affix; his birth being ascribed indirectly to this lady.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aurvaśeya (और्वशेय).—[adjective] descending from Urvaśī.

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

1) Aurvaśeya (और्वशेय):—[from aurvaśa] m. a descendant of Urvaśī, [Vikramorvaśī]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of Agastya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aurvaśeya (और्वशेय):—(yaḥ) 1. m. A name of the sage Agastya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aurvasheya 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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