Isha, aka: Iṣa, Īśa, Īṣa; 1 Definition(s)
Isha 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 terms Iṣa and Īśa and Īṣa can be transliterated into English as Isa or Isha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
1a) Iṣa (इष).—A son of Vatsara and Svarvīthi.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 13. 12.
1b) The month sacred to Tvaṣṭā; aippaśi, one of the two months forming the śarat.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 43; Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 9; 50. 201; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa I. 13. 10.
2b) A sādhya.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 171. 43.
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa VI. 8. 60.
3a) Īṣa (ईष).—A Sudhāmāna god.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 28.
3b) A son of Auttama Manu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 12.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Search found 33 books containing Isha, Iṣa, Īśa or Īṣa. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the 20 most relevant articles:
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- · The Garuda Purana > ... > A brief discourse on Yoga
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- · The Garuda Purana > ... > Description of investing a phallic emblem with sacred thread
- · Isha Upanishad > Verse 4 and 5
- · Yoga Vasistha Volume 2, Part II > ... > Song of the Siddhas or Holy Adepts
- · The Garuda Purana > ... > Adoration of the deity presiding over homesteads (Vastu)
- · The Garuda Purana > ... > The Garuda Vidya
- · Isha Upanishad > Verse 15 and 16
- · Yoga Vasistha Volume 2, Part II > ... > On the Extirpation of Avarice
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- · Isha Upanishad > Verse 6 and 7
- · The Garuda Purana > ... > Various other medicinal Recipes (continued)
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- · Isha Upanishad > Verse 8
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