Rajarishi, aka: Rājaṛṣi, Rajarshi; 3 Definition(s)
Rajarishi 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 Rājaṛṣi can be transliterated into English as Rajarsi or Rajarishi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
- 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.
India history and geogprahy
Rājarṣi.—(EI 22), a sage-like king. Note: rājarṣi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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.
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.
Search found 86 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Gayā (गया) is the name of an ancient locality situated in Majjhimadesa (Middle Country) of anci...
Raja (रज) refers to the “pollen” of flowers, as mentioned in a list of five synonyms, according...
1) Janamejaya (जनमेजय).—A famous King of the Solar dynasty Genealogy. Descended from Viṣṇu thus...
Ṛṣi (ऋषि).—Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 348 states that the letter "Ṛ" means "sound". The word "Ṛṣi" is...
Viśvāmitra (विश्वामित्र) or Viśvāmitrasaṃhitā is the name of a Vaiṣṇava Āgama scripture, classi...
Khaṭvāṅga (खट्वाङ्ग).—General Information. A King of the Ikṣvāku dynasty, known by the name Dil...
Purukutsa (पुरुकुत्स).—The son born to the celebrated king, Māndhātā of his wife Bindumatī. (Se...
Arjuna (अर्जुन) is the name of a tree (Arjuna vṛkṣa) that is associated with the Nakṣatra (cele...
Pāṇḍu (पाण्डु) is another name for Paṭola, a medicinal plant identified with Trichosanthes dioi...
Dhruvā (ध्रुवा) is another name for Śāliparṇī, a medicinal plant identified with Desmodium gang...
1) Śunaka (शुनक).—A King of the Solar dynasty. In Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha it is mentioned that h...
Śatānīka (शतानीक).—m. (-kaḥ) 1. An old man. 2. The name of a sovereign, the son and successor o...
Somadatta (सोमदत्त).—n. of a previous incarnation of Kālo-dāyin: Mv iii.105.20 ff.
Śyāmā (श्यामा) is another name for Guḍūcī, a medicinal plant identified with Tinospora cordifol...
Vasu (वसु) refer to good or bright Gods, they are: Apa: containing water, Dhruva: poles...
Search found 9 books and stories containing Rajarishi, Rājaṛṣi or Rajarshi. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 18 - On the Greatness of the Devī Pūjā < [Book 11]
Chapter 1 - On the Solar and Lunar Kings < [Book 7]
Narada Parivrajaka Upanishad of Atharvaveda (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter VI - Advent of viswamitra to the royal court < [Book I - Vairagya khanda (vairagya khanda)]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)