Paryushita, Paryuṣita: 7 definitions


Paryushita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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 Paryuṣita can be transliterated into English as Paryusita or Paryushita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Paryuṣita (पर्युषित) is a Sanskrit word referring to “food kept overnight” (even though not soured). The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 4.211)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya

Paryuṣita (पर्युषित):—According to Haradatta, food cooked during the day becomes ‘paryuṣita’ after sunset, and that cooked during the night becomes so after sunrise (See the Manubhāṣya verse 4.211)

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Paryuṣita.—(HRS), ‘outstanding revenue’ which was one of the three kinds of revenue specified in the Arthaśāstra. Note: paryuṣita is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paryuṣita (पर्युषित).—a S Stale.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

paryuṣita (पर्युषित).—a Stale.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paryuṣita (पर्युषित).—a.

1) Stale, not fresh; शुक्तं पर्युषितोच्छिष्टं श्वस्पृष्टं पतितेक्षितम् (śuktaṃ paryuṣitocchiṣṭaṃ śvaspṛṣṭaṃ patitekṣitam) Y.1.167; Ms.4.211; Bg.17.1; cf. अपर्युषित (aparyuṣita).

2) Insipid.

3) Stupid.

4) Vain.

5) Having passed the night.

6) Having stood for a time or in some place.

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

Paryuṣita (पर्युषित) or Paryyuṣita.—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Stale, not fresh. 2. Insipid. 3. Stupid, vain. E. pari about, vas to abide, aff. kta.

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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. 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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