Rajarishi, aka: Rājaṛṣi, Rajarshi; 2 Definition(s)
Rajarishi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Rājaṛṣi can be transliterated into English as Rajarsi or Rajarishi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
- 1) Matsya-purāṇa 13. 62; 43. 23; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 190.
- 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 32, 38, 54; 61. 80, 86-88; 99. 15, 127.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
rājarṣi (राजर्षि).—m S A person of the military or regal tribe that has, by the practice of religious austerities, exalted himself into a ṛṣi or saint.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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Chapter 1 - On the Solar and Lunar Kings < [Book 7]
Narada Parivrajaka Upanishad of Atharvaveda (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
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