Hrishti, Hṛṣṭi: 8 definitions


Hrishti 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 Hṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Hrsti or Hrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Hṛṣṭi (हृष्टि) refers to the “highest bliss”, according tot the Mataṅgapārameśvara (Caryāpāda) verse 9.5-14, 16-21ab, in the section on expiation (prāyaścitta).—Accordingly, “[...] The mind of the great soul who, by virtue of his practice, has been touched by the sun of the Supreme Lord, is illumined by the knowledge of Śiva. (Thus) the adept not attracted by others and so, struck (by Rudra’s grace), strengthened by the energy of (his) way of life (caryā) attains the highest bliss (hṛṣṭi). [...]”.

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context information

Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hṛṣṭi (हृष्टि).—f. [hṛṣ-ktin]

1) Delight, happiness, joy, pleasure; वस्ताण्डवं देवि भूयादभीष्ट्यै च हृष्ट्यै च नः (vastāṇḍavaṃ devi bhūyādabhīṣṭyai ca hṛṣṭyai ca naḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 5.23.

2) Pride.

3) Knowledge.

Derivable forms: hṛṣṭiḥ (हृष्टिः).

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

Hṛṣṭi (हृष्टि).—f.

(-ṣṭiḥ) 1. Delight, pleasure, happiness. 2. Pride, arrogance. 3. Knowledge. E. hṛṣ to be pleased, aff. ktin .

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

Hṛṣṭi (हृष्टि).— i. e. hṛṣ + ti, f. Joy, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 82, 4; delight, pleasure.

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

Hṛṣṭi (हृष्टि).—[feminine] joy, rapture.

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

1) Hṛṣṭi (हृष्टि):—[from hṛṣ] f. delight, joy, rapture, [Mālatīmādhava]

2) [v.s. ...] pride, arrogance, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Hṛṣṭi (हृष्टि):—(ṣṭiḥ) 2. f. Delight, pleasure; pride, arrogance.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hrishti 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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