Sahasrashirsha, Sahasraśīrṣa, Sahasra-shirsha: 6 definitions
Sahasrashirsha 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 Sahasraśīrṣa can be transliterated into English as Sahasrasirsa or Sahasrashirsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sahasraśīrṣa (सहस्रशीर्ष).—a. thousandheaded (epithet of Viṣṇu); सहस्रशीर्षा पुरुषः (sahasraśīrṣā puruṣaḥ) Ṛv.1. 9.1; सहस्रशीर्षापि ततो गरुत्मता (sahasraśīrṣāpi tato garutmatā) Bhāgavata 4.1.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sahasraśīrṣa (सहस्रशीर्ष).—[adjective] = [preceding]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Sahasraśīrṣa (सहस्रशीर्ष) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—i. e. Puruṣasūkta. Fl. 9.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sahasraśīrṣa (सहस्रशीर्ष):—[=sahasra-śīrṣa] [from sahasra] mfn. th°-headed, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka; Upaniṣad]
2) Sahasraśīrṣā (सहस्रशीर्षा):—[=sahasra-śīrṣā] [from sahasra-śīrṣa > sahasra] f. a [particular] Mantra or the Name of the Ṛg-veda hymn x, 90 (usually called the Puruṣa hymn), [Yājñavalkya [Scholiast or Commentator]]; cf. [Religious Thought and Life in India 17.]
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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 (even English!). 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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sahasraśīrṣa (ಸಹಸ್ರಶೀರ್ಷ):—[noun] an epithet of Viṣṇu.
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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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 2.9.13 < [Chapter 9 - Brahmā’s Prayers]
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