Orpheus: 2 definitions
Orpheus 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Google Books: Isles of Wonder
Orpheus of Greek mythology.—Professor Max Müller, in order to support the solar myth theory, derives the name from “Ribhu” or “Arbhu”, of the Rig Veda, an epithet of Indra; Indra being said to be one of the names of the Sun (cf. Comparative Mythology).Source: archive.org: The Classic Myths in English Literature
Max Milller, however, identifies Orpheus with the Sanskrit Arbhu (ṛbhu), used as a name for the Sun (Chips 2 : 127).
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Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XIV - The different degrees of perfection < [The yoga philosophy]
Chapter XI - Triads or triples or tripartite om in trinitarian systems < [The om tat sat]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Narayaniya (Narayaneeyam) (by Vishwa Adluri)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)