Graishmika, Graiṣmika: 2 definitions
Graishmika 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 Graiṣmika can be transliterated into English as Graismika or Graishmika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Graiṣmika (ग्रैष्मिक).—Summer; Mitra and Varuṇa, Atri and Vasiṣṭha, Takṣaka and Rambha, Menakā and Sahajanyā, Hahā and Hahū, Rathasvana and Rathacitra, Pauruṣeya and Vadha, all reside with the sun.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 6.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Graiṣmika (ग्रैष्मिक).—a. Relating to summer; ग्रैष्मौ मासौ गोप्तारावकुर्वन् (graiṣmau māsau goptārāvakurvan) Av.15.4.2.
See also (synonyms): graiṣma.
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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