Narishyanta, Nariṣyanta: 10 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Nariṣyanta can be transliterated into English as Narisyanta or Narishyanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Narishyanta in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त):—One of the ten sons of Śrāddhadeva (current Manu) and Śraddhā. Nariṣyanta had a son who was called Citrasena. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa )

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त).—Son of Vaivasvata Manu. He was a brother of Ikṣvāku. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 8).

2) Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त).—A King who was the son of Marutta. Indrasenā was his wife; Dama was his son. While Nariṣyanta was leading the life of a house-holder in the forest, Vapuṣmān killed him. Indrasenā jumped into the funeral pyre of her husband and died. (Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त).—A son of Vaivasvata Manu and father of Citrasena and Suca; his line ends with Jātūkarṇya.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 2; IX. 1. 12; 2. 19, 22; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 60. 3; Matsya-purāṇa 11. 41; 12. 20; Vāyu-purāṇa 64. 29; 85. 4; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 1. 33; IV. 1. 7.

1b) (Nābhāga) a son of Svāyambhuva Manu.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 38. 31. Vāyu-purāṇa 85 4.

1c) A son of Marutta and father of Dama.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 35; 61. 7; Vāyu-purāṇa 86. 12; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 1. 34-5.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.70.13) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Nariṣyanta) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त) refers to one of the nine sons of Manu Vaivasvata: the son of Saṃjñā and Bhāskara (sun-god), according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] It is stated that Aditi got from Kaśyapa, Bhāskara, the Sun-god. The Sun-god had four wives [viz., Saṃjñā]. Saṃjñā gave birth to Manu from the sun-god in whose race were born the kings (viz., Nariṣyanta).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Narishyanta in Hinduism glossary
Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Narishyanta (नरिष्यन्त): Narishyanta was son of Vaivasvata Manu and belongs to solar race of Kshatriyas.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त).—Name of Vaivasvata Manu.

Derivable forms: nariṣyantaḥ (नरिष्यन्तः).

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

Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त).—[masculine] [Name] of a son of Manu Vaivasvata.

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

1) Nariṣyanta (नरिष्यन्त):—[=na-riṣyanta] [from na-riṣyat > na] m. idem, [ib.]

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Marutta, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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Narishyanta 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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