Jalashayin, Jalaśāyin, Jala-shayin: 3 definitions
Jalashayin 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 Jalaśāyin can be transliterated into English as Jalasayin or Jalashayin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jalaśāyin (जलशायिन्).—m. an epithet of Viṣṇu;Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jalaśāyin (जलशायिन्).—m. (-yī) Vishnu. E. jala, and śāyin who sleeps: see the preceding. jale samudrajale śete śī-ṇini . nārāyaṇe .
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Jalāśāyin (जलाशायिन्).—mfn. (-yī-yinī-yi) Lying or sleeping in water as a penance. E. jala, and śī to sleep or lie, with āṅ prefixed, and ṇini aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Jalaśāyin (जलशायिन्):—[=jala-śāyin] [from jala] mfn. lying in water, [Rāmāyaṇa i, 43, 14]
2) [v.s. ...] m. = -śaya
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