Rishyamuka, Ṛṣyamūka, Ṛśyamūka, Rishya-muka: 14 definitions
Rishyamuka 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 Ṛṣyamūka and Ṛśyamūka can be transliterated into English as Rsyamuka or Rishyamuka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kavya (poetry)Source: Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक) is the name of a mountain (parvata), as mentionedin the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 106. Accordingly, “... and then the adorable one took Naravāhanadatta up in his arms, and, in order to preserve his life, carried him in this way to the beautiful and happy mountain Ṛṣyamūka, and, after setting him down there, disappeared...”.
The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Ṛṣyamūka, is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the vidyādharas (celestial beings). The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक).—Name of a minor mountain (kṣudraparvata) situated in Bhārata, a region south of mount Meru, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 85. In the settlements (janapada) along these mountains dwell Āryas and Mlecchas who drink water from the rivers flowing there. Meru is one of the seven mountains located in Jambūdvīpa, which is ruled over by Āgnīdhra, a grandson of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक).—A mountain. Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 25, Verse 9 states that Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa visited the sage Mārkaṇḍeya on the top of this mountain. It was here that Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa met Sugrīva. Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 279, Verse 44 states that the river Pampā runs round the Ṛṣyamūka mountain.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक).—A hill in Bhāratavarṣa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 19. 16.
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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक) refers to a mountain belonging to “Dakṣiṇa or Dakṣiṇadeśa (southern division)” classified under the constellations of Uttaraphālguni, Hasta and Citrā, according to the system of Kūrmavibhāga, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 14), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The countries of the Earth beginning from the centre of Bhāratavarṣa and going round the east, south-east, south, etc., are divided into 9 divisions corresponding to the 27 lunar asterisms at the rate of 3 for each division and beginning from Kṛttikā. The constellations of Uttaraphālguni, Hasta and Citrā represent the southern division consisting of [i.e., Ṛṣyamūka] [...]”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Experience Festival: Hinduism
Rishyamuka (Rishyamuuka) hills. Mountain where Rama and Lakshmana met the sage Markandeya.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ṛśyamūka (ऋश्यमूक).—Name of a mountain.
Derivable forms: ṛśyamūkaḥ (ऋश्यमूकः).
Ṛśyamūka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛśya and mūka (मूक).
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Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक).—a mountain near the lake Pampā which formed the temporary abode of Rāma with the monkey-chief Sugrīva; ऋष्य- मूकस्तु पम्पायाः पुरस्तात् पुष्पितद्रुमः (ṛṣya- mūkastu pampāyāḥ purastāt puṣpitadrumaḥ).
Derivable forms: ṛṣyamūkaḥ (ऋष्यमूकः).
Ṛṣyamūka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛṣya and mūka (मूक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A mountain in the Daks'hin, the temporary abode of Rama with the monkey-chief Sugriva. E. ṛṣya a deer, mūka dumb.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक).—[ṛṣya-mūka], m. The name of a mountain, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 3, 22.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṛśyamūka (ऋश्यमूक).—[masculine] [Name] of a mountain.
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Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक).—[masculine] = ṛśyamūka & ṛśyaśṛṅga.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ṛśyamūka (ऋश्यमूक):—[=ṛśya-mūka] [from ṛśya > ṛśa] m. Name of a mountain, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa; Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra etc.]
2) Riṣyamūka (रिष्यमूक):—[=riṣya-mūka] [from riṣya] m. = ṛṣya-mūka, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṛṣyamūka (ऋष्यमूक):—[ṛṣya-mūka] (kaḥ) 1. m. A southern mountain on which Rāma once lived.
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