Dhrishti, Dhṛṣṭi: 8 definitions
Dhrishti 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 Dhṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Dhrsti or Dhrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Dhṛṣṭi (धृष्टि).—One of the eight ministers of Daśaratha. Jayanta, Dhṛṣṭi, Vijaya, Asiddhārtha, Arthasādhaka, Aśoka, Mantrapāla and Sumantra were the eight ministers of Daśaratha. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Sarga 7).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Dhṛṣṭi (धृष्टि).—A son of Kunti and father of Nirvṛti (Nidhṛti, Viṣṇu-purāṇa).*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 3; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 41.
1b) A son of Bhajamāna.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX, 24. 7.
1c) A son of Bāhyatha; Gāndhārī and Mādrī were his wives.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 4, 18.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Dhṛṣṭi (धृष्टि) found in the dual in the Taittirīya-āranyaka, the Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa, and the Sūtras, seems to denote ‘fire-tongs’.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dhṛṣṭi (धृष्टि).—a. Ved. Bold; धृष्टिरसि (dhṛṣṭirasi) Vāj.1.17. -m.
1) A pair of tongs. -f. Boldness, bravery.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhṛṣṭi (धृष्टि).—[adjective] bold, daring; [masculine] a pair of tongs (also [dual]); a man’s name; [feminine] boldness, courage.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhṛṣṭi (धृष्टि):—[from dhṛṣ] mfn. bold, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā i, 17] ([Mahīdhara])
2) [v.s. ...] f. boldness, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
3) [v.s. ...] m. a pair of tongs, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Hiraṇya-kasipu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
5) [v.s. ...] of a minister of King Daśa-ratha, [Rāmāyaṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. kühn. —
2) m. — a) Sg. und Du. Feuerzange , doppelter Schürhaken. — b) Nomen proprium — α) eines Sohnes des Hiraṇyakaśipu. — β) eines Ministers des Daśaratha. —
3) f. Kühnheit.
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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