Barhishada, Barhiṣada: 4 definitions
Barhishada 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 Barhiṣada can be transliterated into English as Barhisada or Barhishada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Barhiṣada (बर्हिषद).—A sacred fire.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 1. 63.
1b) A group of Pitṛs in the Somapadā world; such of the householders who perform sacrifices and are dead become this class of Pitṛs; are māsās; perform sacrifices; agnihotrins; represent the ṛtus or months; their mindborn daughters Acchodā and Dhāraṇī; in the Vaibhrāja region.*
- * ^1 Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 6, 28, 32; III. 10. 53-66; II. 23. 75; 28. 15, 72; Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 6, 7; 56. 13, 67; 52. 67; 110. 10; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 10. 18; II. 12. 13. ^2 Matsya-purāṇa 15 1; 126. 69.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Barhiṣada (बर्हिषद):—[=barhi-ṣada] [from barhi > barha] m. Name of a Ṛṣi, [Mahābhārata]
2) Bārhiṣada (बार्हिषद):—or bārhiḥṣada m. [patronymic] [from] barhi-ṣad or barhiḥ-ṣad (also [plural]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
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The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
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