Parishishta, Pariśiṣṭa, Parisista: 13 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Pariśiṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Parisista or Parishishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Parishisht.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Parishishta in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Google Books: Studies in the History of the Exact Sciences (Astronomy)

Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट) (or Śeṣasūtra) refers to the “supplementary texts” of the gṛhyasūtras (“rules for domestic rites”).

Jyotisha book cover
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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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

1) Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट, "supplement, appendix") is the term applied to various ancillary works of Vedic literature dealing with details and elaborations not covered in the texts logically and chronologically prior to them: the Samhitas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas and Sutras. Parisista works exist for each of the four Vedas. However, only the literature associated with the Atharvaveda is extensive.

2) Pariśiṣṭa "supplement, appendix" is the term applied to various ancillary works of Vedic literature, dealing mainly with details of ritual and elaborations of the texts logically and chronologically prior to them: the Samhitas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas and Sutras. Naturally classified with the Veda to which each pertains, Parisista works exist for each of the four Vedas. However, only the literature associated with the Atharvaveda is extensive.

  • The Āśvalāyana Gṛhya Pariśiṣṭa is a very late text associated with the Rigveda canon.
  • The Gobhila Gṛhya Pariśiṣṭa is a short metrical text of two chapters, with 113 and 95 verses respectively.
  • The Kātiya Pariśiṣṭas, ascribed to Kātyāyana, consist of 18 works enumerated self-referentially in the fifth of the series (the Caraṇavyūha)and the Kātyāyana Śrauta Sūtra Pariśiṣṭa.
  • The Kṛṣṇa Yajurveda has 3 parisistas The Āpastamba Hautra Pariśiṣṭa, which is also found as the second praśna of the Satyasāḍha Śrauta Sūtra', the Vārāha Śrauta Sūtra Pariśiṣṭa
  • For the Atharvaveda, there are 79 works, collected as 72 distinctly named parisistas.
     

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट).—a.

1) Left, remaining.

2) Finished.

-ṣṭam A supplement, an appendix; as in गृहपरिशिष्ट (gṛhapariśiṣṭa).

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

Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. Left, remaining. 2. Finished. n. (ṣṭaṃ) A supplement, an appendix. E. pari, and śiṣṭa left. or pari + śiṣ-kta .

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

Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट).—[adjective] left, remaining; [neuter] supplement, appendix.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vaid. Kh. 60. P. 5.
—Yv. Ben. 6.
—of Kātyāyana q. v.
—Av. W. p. 89-94. B. 1, 144. Haug. 16. Peters. 2, 183.

2) Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट):—[grammatical] See Kātantrapariśiṣṭa.

3) Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट):—vaid. Stein 17. 251.

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

1) Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट):—[=pari-śiṣṭa] [from pari-śiṣ] mfn. left, remaining, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]; etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. a supplement, appendix (Name of a class of works supplementary to Sūtras)

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

Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट):—[pari-śiṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) p. Left; finished. n. A supplement; appendix.

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

Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parisiṭṭha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Parishishta 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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Hindi dictionary

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

Pariśiṣṭa (परिशिष्ट) [Also spelled parishisht]:—(nm) an addendum; a supplement; (a) remaining, left over.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Pariśiṣṭa (ಪರಿಶಿಷ್ಟ):—

1) [adjective] that is remaining; left or left over.

2) [adjective] done with; finished; past; over.

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Pariśiṣṭa (ಪರಿಶಿಷ್ಟ):—

1) [noun] that which is left or left over (when the rest has been taken away, destroyed or disposed of in someway; balance.

2) [noun] additional or supplementary material at the end of a book or other writing; an appendix.

3) [noun] a section added as to a document; addendum; annexure.

4) [noun] (usu. in pl.) a man belonging any of the castes or tribes mentioned in a schedule added to the Constitution of India.

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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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