Govrisha, Go-vrisha, Govṛṣa: 9 definitions

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Govrisha 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 Govṛṣa can be transliterated into English as Govrsa or Govrisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Govrisha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Govṛṣa (गोवृष).—The overlord of humped animals (quadrupeds).*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 11; Vāyu-purāṇa 70. 10.
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Govṛṣa (गोवृष).—an excellent bull; न तां शेकुर्नृपा वोढुमजित्वा सप्त गोवृषान् (na tāṃ śekurnṛpā voḍhumajitvā sapta govṛṣān) Bhāg 1.58.33. °ध्वजः (dhvajaḥ) an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: govṛṣaḥ (गोवृषः).

Govṛṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and vṛṣa (वृष). See also (synonyms): govṛṣabha.

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

Govṛṣa (गोवृष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) A bull. N. go a cow, and vṛṣa best, pre-eminent.

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

Govṛṣa (गोवृष).—m. 1. the bull kept for impregnating cows, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 150. 2. a bull, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 1.

Govṛṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and vṛṣa (वृष).

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

Govṛṣa (गोवृष).—[masculine] bull, [Epithet] of Śiva.

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

1) Govṛṣa (गोवृष):—[=go-vṛṣa] [from go] m. ([Pāṇini 6-2, 144; Kāśikā-vṛtti]) a bull, [Manu-smṛti ix, 150; Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] Śiva, [Mahābhārata xii, 10372] (cf. [xiii, 914])

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

Govṛṣa (गोवृष):—[go-vṛṣa] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. A bull.

[Sanskrit to German]

Govrisha in German

context information

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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