Parishruta, Pariśruta: 11 definitions


Parishruta 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 Pariśruta can be transliterated into English as Parisruta or Parishruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Parishruta in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Pariśruta (परिश्रुत) refers to “that which is well known”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.27 (“Description of the fraudulent words of the Brahmacārin”).—Accordingly, as Śiva (in guise of a Brahmacārin) said to Pārvatī: “[...] What is the reason whereby you wish Him to be your husband? O gentle lady, where has your wisdom gone? Think well and tell me. A previous terrible activity of His has been heard by me. If you are interested in hearing I shall tell you. Dakṣa’s daughter, the chaste lady Satī wooed Vṛṣabhavāhana (Śiva) as her husband. Fortunately their union was well known [i.e., pariśruta]. [...]”.

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Pariśruta (परिश्रुत).—A soldier of Subrahmaṇya. (Chapter 45, Śalya Parva).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Pariśruta (परिश्रुत) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.55) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pariśruta) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pariśruta (परिश्रुत).—a.

1) Heard, learnt.

2) Famous, celebrated. तं भक्तिभावोऽभ्यगृणादसत्वरं परिश्रुतोरुश्रवसं ध्रुवक्षितिः (taṃ bhaktibhāvo'bhyagṛṇādasatvaraṃ pariśrutoruśravasaṃ dhruvakṣitiḥ) Bhāgavata 4.9.5.

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Parisruta (परिस्रुत).—a. Flowed, trickled; शयानः शरतल्पेऽस्मिन् सशोणितपरिस्रुतः (śayānaḥ śaratalpe'smin saśoṇitaparisrutaḥ) Rām.6.49.15.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Parisruta (परिस्रुत).—ppp. (compare prec. items), strained (of fat): (vasā…) akāle °tā Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.v.16.

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

Pariśruta (परिश्रुत).—[adjective] heard, learnt from ([genetive], [instrumental], or —°, also [neuter] [impersonally]); known as, passing for, called ([nominative]); celebrated, famous.

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

1) Pariśruta (परिश्रुत):—[=pari-śruta] [from pari-śru] mfn. heard, learnt, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] known as, passing for ([nominative case]), [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] famous, celebrated, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for prati-ś, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] m. Name of an attendant of Skanda, [ib.]

6) Parisruta (परिस्रुत):—[=pari-sruta] [from pari-sru] mfn. flowed or streamed round, trickled, oozed, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

7) Parisrutā (परिस्रुता):—[=pari-srutā] [from pari-sruta > pari-sru] f. = srut f., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Pariśruta (परिश्रुत):—[pari-śruta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Heard.

2) Parisruta (परिस्रुत):—[pari-sruta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Oozed, distilled. f. Distilled liquor.

[Sanskrit to German]

Parishruta 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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Pariśruta (ಪರಿಶ್ರುತ):—

1) [adjective] listened; heard.

2) [adjective] widely known; famous; renowned.

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Pariśruta (ಪರಿಶ್ರುತ):—[noun] the quality or fact of being famous.

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Parisruta (ಪರಿಸ್ರುತ):—[adjective] leaked; oozed; seeped.

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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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