Parikshita, Parīkṣita, Pārikṣita, Pārīkṣita: 13 definitions


Parikshita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 terms Parīkṣita and Pārikṣita and Pārīkṣita can be transliterated into English as Pariksita or Parikshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Parikshita in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Parīkṣita (परीक्षित) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.41, I.49) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Parīkṣita) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of parikshita or pariksita in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikshita in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parīkṣita (परीक्षित).—p (S) Tried, examined, investigated. 2 Experienced.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Discover the meaning of parikshita or pariksita in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Parīkṣita (परीक्षित).—p. p. Examined, tried, tested; परीक्षितं काव्यसुवर्णमेतत् (parīkṣitaṃ kāvyasuvarṇametat) Vikr.1.24.

--- OR ---

Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित).—A patronymic of Janamejaya, greatgrandson of Arjuna, and son of Parikṣit; क्व पारिक्षिता अभवन् (kva pārikṣitā abhavan) Bṛ. Up.3.3.1.

Derivable forms: pārikṣitaḥ (पारिक्षितः).

--- OR ---

Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित).—= परीक्षित् (parīkṣit) q. v.

Derivable forms: pārīkṣitaḥ (पारीक्षितः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parīkṣita (परीक्षित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Tried, examined, tested, proved. m.

(-taḥ) A prince: see the last. E. pari before, īkṣ to see, kta aff.

--- OR ---

Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित).—m.

(-taḥ) 1. The name of a sovereign, to whom the Sri-Bha gavat, or life of Krishna, is supposed to have been addressed. 2. The successor of the preceding; also Janamejaya. E. parīkṣit the king so called, and aṇ pleonasm or patronymic.

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

Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित).—i. e. parikṣit + a, patronym. A descendant of Parikṣit, i. e. Janamejaya.

--- OR ---

Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित).—i. e. parīkṣit + a. 1. adj. Referring to Parīkṣit. 2. Patronym., a descendant of Parīkṣit.

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

Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित).—[masculine] descendant of Parikṣit, patron. of Janamejaya.

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

1) Parikṣita (परिक्षित):—[=pari-kṣita] [from pari-kṣi] [wrong reading] for pari-cita, or -kṣit.

2) Parīkṣita (परीक्षित):—[=parī-kṣita] [from parī] a ([Śārṅgadhara-paddhati]) ([Prabodha-candrodaya [Scholiast or Commentator]]) m. = [preceding]

3) [from parīkṣ] b mfn. carefully inspected, tried, examined, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

4) Pārikṣita (पारिक्षित):—[=pāri-kṣita] [from pāri] m. (-kṣit) [patronymic] of Janam-ejaya, [Brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]

5) Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित):—[from pāri] mf(ī)n. relating to or treating of or derived from Pari-kṣit, [Purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] m. [patronymic] of Janam-ejaya, [Mahābhārata]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a sovereign to whom the [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] is supposed to have been addressed and of his successor, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

1) Parīkṣita (परीक्षित):—[parī-kṣita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Tried, tested.

2) Pārīkṣita (पारीक्षित):—(taḥ) 1. m. Name of a king.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Parīkṣita (परीक्षित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Parikkhiya, Parikkhiviya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Parikshita in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of parikshita or pariksita in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikshita in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Parīkṣita (परीक्षित) [Also spelled parikshit]:—(a) examined; tested; tried.

context information


Discover the meaning of parikshita or pariksita in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikshita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parīkṣita (ಪರೀಕ್ಷಿತ):—[adjective] tested; examined.

--- OR ---

Parīkṣita (ಪರೀಕ್ಷಿತ):—

1) [noun] a man being examined.

2) [noun] a type of black stone used to test the purity of gold or silver by the streak left on it when it was rubbed with the metal; a touch-stone.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

Discover the meaning of parikshita or pariksita in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: