Drishi, Dṛśi, Dṛśī: 8 definitions


Drishi 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 Dṛśi and Dṛśī can be transliterated into English as Drsi or Drishi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dṛśi (दृशि) or Dṛśī (दृशी).—f.

1) The eye; मम दृशिगोचर एष आविरात्मा (mama dṛśigocara eṣa āvirātmā) Bhāgavata 1.9.41.

2) A Śāstra.

3) Light. द्रष्टा दृशिमात्रः शुद्धोऽपि प्रत्ययानुपश्यः (draṣṭā dṛśimātraḥ śuddho'pi pratyayānupaśyaḥ) Yogadarśana.

-śiḥ f. Seeing, viewing. गोपीदृगुत्सवदृशिः प्रविवेश गोष्ठम् (gopīdṛgutsavadṛśiḥ praviveśa goṣṭham) Bhāgavata 1.14.47.

Derivable forms: dṛśiḥ (दृशिः).

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

Dṛśi (दृशि).—f. (-śiḥ or -śī) The eye. 2. A Sastra. E. dṛś to see, affix ki, ṅīṣ is optionally added.

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

Dṛśi (दृशि).—[dṛś + i], f. 1. Intuition, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 217, 5. 2. The eye, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 2, 11.

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

Dṛśi (दृशि).—[feminine] seeing, power of sight, eye, poss. mant.

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

1) Dṛśi (दृशि):—[from dṛś] f. seeing, the power of seeing, [Vedāntasāra] ([dative case] śaye as [infinitive mood] cf. 1. dṛś)

2) [v.s. ...] the eye, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (also śī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])

3) [v.s. ...] a Śāstra, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Dṛśi (दृशि):—(śiḥ) 2. f. The eye; Shāstra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Drishi 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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