Rijishva, Ṛjiśvā: 1 definition


Rijishva 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 Ṛjiśvā can be transliterated into English as Rjisva or Rijishva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ṛjiśvā (ऋजिश्वा).—A king mentioned in the Ṛgveda. Once he besieged the city of another King, Vaṃgṛda, with the help of Indra. (Ṛgveda, 1st Maṇḍala, 10th Anuvāka, 53rd Sūkta).

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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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