Drishad, Dṛṣad, Dṛśad: 10 definitions
Drishad 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 terms Dṛṣad and Dṛśad can be transliterated into English as Drsad or Drishad, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama
Dṛṣad (दृषद्) refers to “stone § 2.10.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Dṛṣad (दृषद्) appears in the Rigveda and Atharvaveda to denote not a millstone, but merely a stone used to pound grain, which was placed on another stone as a support. When used later in connexion with Upalā, the lower and the upper millstone, or mortar and pestle may be meant; but this is not certain. Eggeling renders them as the large and small millstones. See also Upara and Upalā.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dṛśad (दृशद्).—f. A stone; see दृषद् (dṛṣad).
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Dṛṣad (दृषद्).—f. [dṝ adi ṣuk hrasvaśca; cf. Uṇ.1.128]
1) A rock, large stone, or stone in general; तत्र व्यक्तं दृषदि चरणन्यास- मर्धेन्दुमौलेः (tatra vyaktaṃ dṛṣadi caraṇanyāsa- mardhendumauleḥ) Me.55; R.4.74; Bh.1.38.
2) A mill-stone, a flat stone for grinding condiments upon; भित्वा मृषाश्रु- र्द्दषदश्मना रहः (bhitvā mṛṣāśru- rddaṣadaśmanā rahaḥ) Bhāg.1.9.6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dṛśad (दृशद्).—f. (-śad-śat) 1. A stone, a rock. 2. A flat stone for grinding condiments upon. E. dṝ to divide, Unadi affix adi, augment ṣuk, and ṣa changed to śa; the crude form may also be dṛṣat or dṛṣad, &c.
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Dṛṣad (दृषद्).—f. (-pad or -ṣat) 1. A stone or rock. 2. A flat stone or plate on which spices, &c. are ground. E. dṝ to divide, Unadi affix adi, and ṣuk augment; also dṛśad.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dṛṣad (दृषद्).—f. A rock, a large stone, especially a mill-stone, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 77.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dṛṣad (दृषद्).—[feminine] rock, large stone, [especially] the nether mill-stone.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dṛśad (दृशद्):—dṛśadvati = dṛṣad, dṛṣadvatī below.
2) Dṛṣad (दृषद्):—f. (√dṝ? [Uṇādi-sūtra i, 130]) a rock, large stone, mill-stone, [especially] the lower m°-st° (which rests on the upala), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
3) Gs, [Kāvya literature etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dṛśad (दृशद्):—[(d-t)] 5. f. A rock, a stone; a stone for grinding spices.
2) Dṛṣad (दृषद्):—(ṣad) 5. f. A rock or a stone.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Dṛśad (दृशद्):—f. = dṛṣad [Śabdakalpadruma] und [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] angeblich nach [Amarakoṣa] und [Medinīkoṣa]
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Dṛṣad (दृषद्):—, dṛṣatputra der obere kleinere Mühlstein [Weber’s Indische Studien 5, 305.] dṛṣadaśman dass. [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 9, 6.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Dṛṣad (दृषद्):—f. Felsen , ein grosser Stein , Mühlstein ; insbes. der untere der beiden Mühlsteine.
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