Mrigidrish, Mṛgīdṛś, Mrigi-drish: 7 definitions

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Mrigidrish 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 Mṛgīdṛś can be transliterated into English as Mrgidrs or Mrigidrish, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: archive.org: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Mṛgīdṛś (मृगीदृश्) refers to “women”, according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, “Hunting on horseback (āśvina) represents one of the eight subdivisions of Hunting (mṛgayā). [...] The very life and soul of sexual enjeyment are pride, the self-importance, and pleasure. Therefore for one fatigued with hunting are prescribed, the plaster of sandal paste and other things, the shampooing by the leaf-like soft hands of women (mṛgīdṛś) [hastapallavaiśca mṛgīdṛśām], syrups, the five elixirs of life, and fanning with palm-leaves. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mrigidrish in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛgīdṛś (मृगीदृश्).—f.,

Mṛgīdṛś is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛgī and dṛś (दृश्).

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

Mṛgīdṛś (मृगीदृश्).—adj. having eyes like a female antelope. [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 375 (a woman).

Mṛgīdṛś is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛgī and dṛś (दृश्).

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

Mṛgīdṛś (मृगीदृश्).—[feminine] deer-eyed.

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

Mṛgīdṛś (मृगीदृश्):—[=mṛgī-dṛś] [from mṛgī > mṛg] f. a fawn-eyed woman, [Bhartṛhari; Rājataraṅgiṇī etc.]

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Mrigidrish in German

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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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