Raucya: 9 definitions
Raucya 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Rauchya.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Raucya (रौच्य).—See Manu (s.v.).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 4; IV. 1. 95.
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A staff of Bilva wood.
2) An ascetic with a Bilva staff.
Derivable forms: raucyaḥ (रौच्यः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-cyaḥ) 1. An ascetic with a staff of Bilwa-wood. 2. The thirteenth Manu.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Raucya (रौच्य).—m. An ascetic with a staff of Vilva wood.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Raucya (रौच्य):—[from raucanika] m. ([from] rucya = bilva) a staff of Bilva wood, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] an ascetic with a staff of B° w°, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) [v.s. ...] ([from] ruci) Name of the 13th (9th) Manu, [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] mfn. belonging to Manu Raucya, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Raucya (रौच्य):—(cyaḥ) 1. m. The ascetic with his staff.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Raucya (ರೌಚ್ಯ):—[noun] one of the fourteen Manus, the forefathers of the mankind.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Raucyamanu.
Full-text (+15): Kshatravriddhi, Vicitra, Dharmadhrita, Anekakshatrabaddha, Aneka, Kshatraviddha, Nishprakamya, Sutramana, Nirbhaya, Tatvadarshi, Nirmoha, Nirutsuka, Sutrama, Dhrita, Malini, Avyaya, Sudharmana, Ruci, Sukarmana, Dhritiman.
Search found 12 books and stories containing Raucya, Rauchya; (plurals include: Raucyas, Rauchyas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter XC - Marriage of Ruci and birth of Raucya Manu < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter LXXXIX - Ruci hymnises the Pitris who in their turn grant him a boon < [Agastya Samhita]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 34 - The enumeration of Manvantaras < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 20 - Satī’s marriage festival < [Section 2.2 - Rudra-saṃhitā (2): Satī-khaṇḍa]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)