Rishivasa, Ṛṣivāsa: 2 definitions
Rishivasa 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 Ṛṣivāsa can be transliterated into English as Rsivasa or Rishivasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Ṛṣivāsa (ऋषिवास).—A son of Devakī and Vasudeva; killed by Kaṃsa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 13.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Ṛṣivāsa (ಋಷಿವಾಸ):—[noun] a kind of flute, a wind-instrument.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 2.1i - The Vṛṣṇi Dynasty < [Chapter 3 - Historical aspects in the Matsyapurāṇa]