Ghrishta, Ghṛṣṭa: 9 definitions
Ghrishta 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 Ghṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Ghrsta or Ghrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Ghṛṣṭa (घृष्ट):—[ghṛṣṭaṃ] Rubbing
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Ghṛṣṭa (घृष्ट) refers to “(being) rubbed (with mercury)”, as cited by Alaka in his commentary on the Haravijaya 6.137.—Accordingly, “Just as copper rubbed with mercury (rasa-ghṛṣṭa) [becomes gold and] does not again become copper, in the same way one united with Divinity does not again become a bound soul”.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
ghṛṣṭa (घृष्ट).—p (S) Rubbed.
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.
Ghṛṣṭa (घृष्ट).—a. [karmaṇi-kta] Rubbed, &c.; जाघृष्टकठिनाऽङ्गुष्ठम् (jāghṛṣṭakaṭhinā'ṅguṣṭham) Bhaṭṭikāvya 5.57; Mṛcchakaṭika 1.24;3.9; घृष्टं घृष्टं पुनरपि पुनः चन्दनं चारु- गन्धम् (ghṛṣṭaṃ ghṛṣṭaṃ punarapi punaḥ candanaṃ cāru- gandham) Subhāṣ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. Ground, rubbed, pounded. 2. Frayed, grazed, rubbed off. E. ghṛṣ to rub, karmaṇi kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ghṛṣṭa (घृष्ट):—[from ghṛṣ] mfn. rubbed, ground, pounded, [Suśruta; Pañcatantra]
2) [v.s. ...] rubbed so as to be sore, frayed, grazed, [Mahābhārata i, iii; Harivaṃśa 12175; Mṛcchakaṭikā i, 23; iii, 9; Suśruta]
3) [v.s. ...] rubbed, embrocated, [Mahābhārata xiii; Suśruta; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā lv, 30.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ghṛṣṭa (घृष्ट):—[(ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭhaṃ) p.] Ground, rubbed.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Ghṛṣṭa (घृष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ghaṭṭha, Ghasiya, Ghiṭṭha.
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.
Ghṛṣṭa (ಘೃಷ್ಟ):—[adjective] rubbed; ground.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Ghrishta-murdhaka, Ghrishtakashlesha, Ghrishtavrana.
Ends with: Avaghrishta, Nighrishta, Parighrishta, Praghrishta, Rasaghrishta, Samghrishta, Sannighrishta, Sughrishta, Udghrishta, Vighrishta.
Full-text: Ghrish, Ghittha, Viyata, Vighrishta, Ghrishta-murdhaka, Gharsh, Samghrishta, Praghrishta, Ghasiya, Nighrishta, Karnagata, Udghrish, Udghrishta, Ghattha, Ghushta, Kajjala, Ghatt, Candana, Nanu.
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