Parisheka, Pariṣeka: 10 definitions


Parisheka 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 Pariṣeka can be transliterated into English as Pariseka or Parisheka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Parisheka in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Pariṣeka (परिषेक) refers to “douching”, and is mentioned in verse 2.16 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Pariṣeka (“douching”) has been translated twice, each time by a hendiadys: in pāda 16d by blugs-śiṅ bkrus-pa, lit. “the besprinkling and bathing”, and in pāda 17a by blugs-khrus byas-na, lit. “having made a besprinkling and bathing”.

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

1) Pariṣeka (परिषेक):—Sprinkling or pouring the stream of medicated decoctions, milk, oil, ghee (clarified butter), takra (buttermilk) or meat juices over the body of the patients to minimize or to treat the effect of poison and disease.

2) Fluid used to wash body parts with which may be used as a vehicle for administering poison causing harm.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pariṣeka (परिषेक).—

1) Sprinkling or pouring over, moistening.

2) Water for watering trees (pariṣecanam).

3) A vessel for sprinkling or bath (pariṣecanapātraviśeṣa); Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.53.25.

Derivable forms: pariṣekaḥ (परिषेकः).

See also (synonyms): pariṣecana.

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

Pariṣeka (परिषेक).—i. e. pari-sic + a, m. 1. Sprinkling, pouring over water. 2. A bath.

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

Pariṣeka (परिषेक).—[masculine] sprinkling over, moistening, bathing.

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Parīṣeka (परीषेक).—[masculine] = pariṣeka.

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

1) Pariṣeka (परिषेक):—[=pari-ṣeka] [from pari-ṣic] m. sprinkling over, moistening, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] a bath, bathing apparatus, [ib.; Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira] (cf. parī-ṣ).

3) Parīṣeka (परीषेक):—[=parī-ṣeka] [from parī] m. = pari-ṣ (under pari-ṣic), [Suśruta]

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

Pariṣeka (परिषेक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pariseya.

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Parisheka 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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Pariṣēka (ಪರಿಷೇಕ):—[noun] the act of sprinkling or dropping of water in small droplets, over something.

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Parisēka (ಪರಿಸೇಕ):—[noun] the act of sprinkling or dropping of water in small droplets, over something.

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

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