Rishabhatirtha, Ṛṣabhatīrtha, Rishabha-tirtha: 2 definitions



Rishabhatirtha 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 Ṛṣabhatīrtha can be transliterated into English as Rsabhatirtha or Rishabhatirtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ṛṣabhatīrtha (ऋषभतीर्थ).—An ancient place of holy waters in Ayodhyā. Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 84 says that an observance of fast at this tīrtha is equivalent to the gift of 1,000 cows and a Vājapeyayajña.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Ṛṣabhatīrtha (ऋषभतीर्थ) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.83.10 ). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Ṛṣabha-tīrtha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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