Devarshi, Devarṣi, Devarishi: 12 definitions

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Devarshi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Devarṣi can be transliterated into English as Devarsi or Devarshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Devarṣi (देवर्षि).—A title meaning “sage among the demigods.”; usually refers to Nārada Muni.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Devarṣi (देवर्षि) refers to a “celestial sage” and is used to describe Sage Nārada, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.10.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“O celestial sage [i.e., devarṣi], most excellent among the devotees of Śiva, listen to His glory that sanctifies, renders everything auspicious and increases devotion. Returning to His mountain, Śiva in his excitement caused by his separation from his beloved, remembered Satī, who was dearer to Him than his very life. Addressing His Gaṇas, He bewailed her and narrated her good qualities heightening love. In this way He showed the way of the world to the people. [...]”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Devaṛṣi (देवऋषि).—A list of;1 established in the Devaloka.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 83-85.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 89-98; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 80, 88.
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēvarṣi (देवर्षि).—m S A ṛṣi or saint of a certain heavenly order. It includes nārada, atri, marīcī, bharadvāja, tumburu and others.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dēvarṣi (देवर्षि).—m A ṛrṣi or saint of a certain heavenly order.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Devarṣi (देवर्षि).—m.

(-rṣiḥ) A Rishi, a saint of the celestial class, as Narada, Atri, Marichi, Bharadwaja, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu, Bhrigu, Vasishtha, Prachetas; also Bharata, Tumburu, Kanada, and others. E. deva divine, and ṛṣi a saint: see ṛṣi, and rājarṣi .

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

Devarṣi (देवर्षि).—[masculine] a celestial saint.

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

1) Devarṣi (देवर्षि):—[=deva-ṛṣi] [from deva] m. ‘a Ṛṣi among the gods’, Name of Nārada, 16, 1 (cf. varṣi).

2) [=deva-rṣi] [from deva] m. (deva + ṛṣi) a Ṛṣi, a saint of the celestial class, as Nārada, Atri etc., [Mahābhārata] ([xiv, 781] sapta saptarṣayaḥ for sapta devarṣ), [Rāmāyaṇa; Purāṇa] etc. (cf. brahmarṣi and rājarṣi)

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata xiii, 1259]

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

Devarṣi (देवर्षि):—(rṣiḥ) 2. m. A divine sage.

[Sanskrit to German]

Devarshi 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dēvaṛṣi (ದೇವ-ಋಷಿ):—

1) [noun] a sage of highest rank.

2) [noun] (myth.) Nārada, the celestial sage and messenger of the gods.

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Dēvarṣi (ದೇವರ್ಷಿ):—

1) [noun] a sage of highest rank.

2) [noun] (myth.) Nārada, the celestial sage and messenger of the gods.

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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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