Prishtyamaya, Pṛṣṭyāmaya, Prishtya-maya: 4 definitions


Prishtyamaya 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 Pṛṣṭyāmaya can be transliterated into English as Prstyamaya or Prishtyamaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Pṛṣṭyāmaya (पृष्ट्यामय) denotes in the Atharvaveda a pain in the sides or ribs. It appears to be mentioned there merely as an accompaniment of fever (Takman).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pṛṣṭyāmaya (पृष्ट्यामय):—[=pṛṣṭy-āmaya] [from pṛṣṭi] m. a pain in the side, [Atharva-veda]

[Sanskrit to German]

Prishtyamaya 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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