Ishtipaca, Iṣṭipaca, Ishti-paca: 6 definitions
Ishtipaca 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 Iṣṭipaca can be transliterated into English as Istipaca or Ishtipaca, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Ishtipacha.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a miser.
2) a demon; an Asura; so °मुष् (muṣ).
Derivable forms: iṣṭipacaḥ (इष्टिपचः).
Iṣṭipaca is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms iṣṭi and paca (पच).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-caḥ) A demon. E. iṣṭi a sacrifice or oblation, and paca who digests: stealing oblations to the deities, and eating them.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣṭipaca (इष्टिपच):—[=iṣṭi-paca] [from iṣṭi > iṣṭa] m. an Asura, demon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣṭipaca (इष्टिपच):—(caḥ) 1. m. A demon.
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