Ratrivishleshagamin, Rātriviśleṣagāmin, Ratri-vishleshagamin, Rātrīviśleṣagāmin: 7 definitions


Ratrivishleshagamin 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 terms Rātriviśleṣagāmin and Rātrīviśleṣagāmin can be transliterated into English as Ratrivislesagamin or Ratrivishleshagamin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

Ratriviśleśagāmin (रत्रिविश्लेशगामिन्) (lit. “one who gets separated from a companion during night”) is a synonym (another name) for the Cakravāka, according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rātriviśleṣagāmin (रात्रिविश्लेषगामिन्) or Rātrīviśleṣagāmin (रात्रीविश्लेषगामिन्).—m. the ruddy goose.

Rātriviśleṣagāmin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rātri and viśleṣagāmin (विश्लेषगामिन्).

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

Rātriviśleṣagāmin (रात्रिविश्लेषगामिन्).—m. (-mī) The ruddy-goose. E. rātri night, viśleṣa separation, and gāmin who goes: these birds being supposed to pass the night apart. “cakravākapakṣiṇi” .

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

Rātriviśleṣagāmin (रात्रिविश्लेषगामिन्):—[=rātri-viśleṣa-gāmin] [from rātri] m. ‘separating at n°’, the ruddy goose (= cakravāka q.v.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Rātriviśleṣagāmin (रात्रिविश्लेषगामिन्):—[rātri-viśleṣa-gāmin] (mī) 5. m. Ruddy goose.

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Ratrivishleshagamin in German

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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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