Rishyaketana, Ṛśyaketana, Rishya-ketana, Ṛṣyaketana: 2 definitions


Rishyaketana 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 Ṛśyaketana and Ṛṣyaketana can be transliterated into English as Rsyaketana or Rishyaketana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṛśyaketana (ऋश्यकेतन).—

1) Name of Aniruddha, son of Pradyumna.

2) Name of the god of love.

Derivable forms: ṛśyaketanaḥ (ऋश्यकेतनः).

Ṛśyaketana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛśya and ketana (केतन). See also (synonyms): ṛśyaketu.

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Ṛṣyaketana (ऋष्यकेतन).—Name of Aniruddha.

Derivable forms: ṛṣyaketanaḥ (ऋष्यकेतनः).

Ṛṣyaketana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛṣya and ketana (केतन). See also (synonyms): ṛṣyāṅka, ṛṣyaketu.

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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. 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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