Rohit: 10 definitions
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General definition (in Jainism)Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism
Rohit (रोहित्) is the name of a river mentioned as flowing through Haimavanta together with the Rohitāsyā river. Haimavanta is one of the seven regions (kṣetra) of Jambūdvīpa according to Jaina cosmology. Jambūdvīpa sits at the centre of madhyaloka (‘middle world’) is the most important of all continents and it is here where human beings reside.Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 3: The Lower and middle worlds
Rohit (रोहित्) or Rohita is the name of a river that, coupled with the Rohitāsyā river, separates the Haimavata region. Haimavata refers to one of the regions of Jambūdvīpa: the first continent of the Madhya-loka (middle-word), according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 3.10. The Rohit river flows eastwards. The Rohit and Rohitāsyā rivers have 28000 tributaries.
Jambūdvīpa (where flows the Rohit river) is in the centre of all continents and oceans; all continents and oceans are concentric circles with Jambūdvīpa in the centre. Like the navel is in the centre of the body, Jambūdvīpa is in the centre of all continents and oceans. Sumeru Mount is in the centre of Jambūdvīpa. It is also called Mount Sudarśana.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Rohit (रोहित्).—m. [ruh-itiḥ Uṇ.1.94]
1) The sun.
2) A kind of fish. -f. Ved.
1) A red mare.
2) A doe, a deer; रोहिद्भूतां सोऽन्वधावदृक्षरूपी हतत्रपः (rohidbhūtāṃ so'nvadhāvadṛkṣarūpī hatatrapaḥ) Bhāg.3.31.36.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rohit (रोहित्).—m. (-hit) The sun. f. (-hit) 1. A deer, a doe. 2. A sort of creeper. E. ruh to go or grow, Unadi aff. itac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rohit (रोहित्).—probably akin to rudhira, h for dh, I. m. The sun. Ii. f. The female of the black antelope.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rohit (रोहित्).—[adjective] red (—°); [feminine] a red mare or a doe.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rohit (रोहित्):—[from rohi] mfn. red (in rohid-aśva q.v.)
2) [v.s. ...] m. the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Cyprinus Rohita, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] f. a red deer or a red mare, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda]
5) [v.s. ...] a woman in her courses, [Sāyaṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] a kind of creeper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] [plural] the rivers, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 13]
8) [v.s. ...] the fingers, [ib. ii 5.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rohit (रोहित्):—(t) 5. m. The sun. f. A deer, or doe; a creeper.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Rohit (रोहित्):—[Uṇādisūtra 1, 99.]
1) f. a) eine rothe Stute [Ṛgveda 1, 14, 12. 100, 16. 5, 56, 5. 7, 42, 2.] — b) das Weibchen einer Gazelle [Medinīkoṣa t. 147.] [UJJVAL.] [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 24, 30. 37.] [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 6, 1, 6, 5.] tāmṛśyo bhūtvā rāhitaṃ bhūtāmabhyait (nach [Sāyaṇa] so v. a. ṛtumatīm) [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 3, 33.] [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 4, 4, 7.] rohidbhūtā [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 31, 36.] [MAHIMN. 22] bei [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 1, 48. 99.] — c) pl. Bez. der Flüsse [das 1, 13.] — d) pl. Bez. der Finger [das 2, 5.] — e) eine best. Schlingpflanze [Medinīkoṣa] [UJJVAL.] —
2) m. a) Sonne [Medinīkoṣa] — b) ein best. Fisch, = rohita . —
3) adj. roth [UṆĀDIVṚ. im SAṂKṢIPTAS. Śabdakalpadruma] — Vgl. rohidaśva und rohita .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. — a) rothe in rohidaśva. — b) f. angeblich = ṛtumatī. —
2) *m. — a) die Sonne. — b) Cyprinus Rohita [Rājan 19,71.] —
3) f. — a) eine rothe Stute. — b) das Weibchen einer Gazelle. — c) *Pl. — α) Füsse. — β) die Finger. — d) *eine best. Schlingpflanze.
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Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
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Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
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Yoga-sutras (Ancient and Modern Interpretations) (by Makarand Gopal Newalkar)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 3: Sharirasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)