Drishya, aka: Dṛśya; 5 Definition(s)


Drishya 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 Dṛśya can be transliterated into English as Drsya or Drishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Dṛśya (the object) and draṣṭṛ (the subject) are terms used in the Hindu philosophy of Vedānta, as explained in the Brahma-kāṇḍa by Maṇḍana according to his own view.

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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dṛśya (दृश्य).—a (S) To be seen, visible.

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dṛśya (दृश्य).—m S In arithmetic. A given number.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dṛśya (दृश्य).—a To be seen, visible.

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

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-English dictionary

Dṛśya (दृश्य).—pot. p. [dṛś karmaṇi kyap]

1) To be seen, visible.

2) To be looked at.

3) Beautiful, pleasing to the sight, lovely; निदर्शयामास विशेषदृश्यम् (nidarśayāmāsa viśeṣadṛśyam) R.6.31; तमेकदृश्यं नयनैः पिबन्त्यः (tamekadṛśyaṃ nayanaiḥ pibantyaḥ) (nāryaḥ) Ku.7.64.

-śyaḥ (Arith.) A given quantity or number.

-śyam A visible object; the visible world; दृश्यं तमसि न पश्यति दीपेन विना सचक्षुरपि (dṛśyaṃ tamasi na paśyati dīpena vinā sacakṣurapi) M.1.9.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dṛśya (दृश्य).—mfn.

(-śyaḥ-śyā-śyaṃ) 1. Visible, to be seen. 2. Beautiful, pleasing. m.

(-śyaḥ) (In Arithmetic,) A given quantity or number. E. dṛś to see, kyap aff.

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

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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