Barhishkesha, Barhiṣkeśa, Barhis-kesha, Barhitkesha: 5 definitions


Barhishkesha 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 Barhiṣkeśa can be transliterated into English as Barhiskesa or Barhishkesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Barhishkesha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Barhiṣkeśa (बर्हिष्केश).—m. an epithet of fire.

Derivable forms: barhiṣkeśaḥ (बर्हिष्केशः).

Barhiṣkeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms barhis and keśa (केश). See also (synonyms): barhiruttha, barhirjyotis.

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

Barhiṣkeśa (बर्हिष्केश):—[=barhiṣ-keśa] [from barhiṣ > barha] m. ‘grass-haired’, fire or the god of fire, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Barhishkesha in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Barhishkesha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Barhiṣkēśa (ಬರ್ಹಿಷ್ಕೇಶ):—[noun] Agni, the Fire-God.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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