Parisrut, Parishrut: 8 definitions


Parisrut 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Dietetics and Culinary Art (such as household cooking)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Parisrut (परिस्रुत्) refers to one of the common intoxicating drinks mentioned in the Śatapathabrāhmaṇa XII.9.1.1 (also Atharvaveda.VI.69.1 and Vājasaneyisaṃhitā XIX.14.82), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Other common intoxicating drinks mentioned in Vedic literature are parisrut, kīlāla and māsara. Ṛgveda describes another drink also which is known as surā. This was prepared by fermenting barley or wild paddy after distilling it. In Atharvaveda, it is mentioned as a reward for the performers of sacrifices. Drinking of sura is not considered as meritorious as soma.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parisrut (परिस्रुत्).—f.

1) A kind of intoxicating liquor.

2) Trickling, dropping, flowing.

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

Parisrut (परिस्रुत्).—f. (srut) 1. Vinous liquor. 2. Dropping. flowing. E. pari before, sru to distil, aff. kvip and tal added.

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

Parisrut (परिस्रुत्).—[adjective] streaming round or over, foaming, fermenting; [feminine] a kind of liquor.

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

1) Pariśrut (परिश्रुत्):—[=pari-śrut] f. = -srut, [Atharva-veda xx, 127, 9.]

2) Parisrut (परिस्रुत्):—[=pari-srut] [from pari-sru] mfn. flowing round or over, foaming, fermenting, [Ṛg-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] f. a kind of intoxicating liquor prepared from herbs, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (srun-mat mfn. possessing it, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa])

4) [v.s. ...] dropping, flowing, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Parisrut (परिस्रुत्):—[pari-srut] (t) 5. f. Liquor; flowing.

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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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