Ayasya, Ayāsya: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Ayasya (अयस्य).—A branch of the Aṅgirasa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 106.

2a) Ayāsya (अयास्य).—The Sāmaga Brāhmaṇa who officiated as udgātā in the puruṣamedha1 An Aṅgirasa and mantrakṛt.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 7. 23.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 32. 110.

2b) A son of Pathyā and Atharvan.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 105.
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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ayāsya (अयास्य).—a. Ved. Indefatigable, inexhaustible. valiant, invincible.

-syaḥ 1 A mystical name for the chief life-wind; सोऽयास्य आङ्गिरसोऽङ्गाना (so'yāsya āṅgiraso'ṅgānā)हि रसः (hi rasaḥ) Bṛ. Up. 1.3.8.

2) Name of Aṅgirasa.

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

Ayāsya (अयास्य).—[adjective] the same; [masculine] [Name] of a Ṛṣi.

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

1) Ayāsya (अयास्य):—[from ayās] mfn. (4) (= ἀιζήιος Windisch; cf. ayās and aiās before), agile, dexterous, valiant, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of an Aṅgiras (composer of the hymns, [Ṛg-veda ix, 44-66 and x, 67 and 68]), [Ṛg-veda x, 67, 1 and 108, 8; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv.]

3) Āyāsya (आयास्य):—[=ā-yā-sya] [from āyasa] n. Name of various Sāmans, [Pañcaviṃśa-brāhmaṇa]

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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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