Ishvasana, Iṣvasana, Ishu-asana: 6 definitions
Ishvasana 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 Iṣvasana can be transliterated into English as Isvasana or Ishvasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Iṣvasana (इष्वसन).—the bow; राममिष्वसनदर्शनोत्सुकम् (rāmamiṣvasanadarśanotsukam) R.11. 37; °यन्त्रमुक्तो बाणः (yantramukto bāṇaḥ) Dk.9.
Derivable forms: iṣvasanam (इष्वसनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣvasana (इष्वसन).—n. a bow, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 11, 37.
Iṣvasana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms iṣu and asana (असन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣvasana (इष्वसन).—[neuter] a bow (arrow-thrower).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣvasana (इष्वसन):—[=iṣv-asana] [from iṣu > iṣ] n. ‘arrow-thrower’, a bow, [Raghuvaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]
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