Sairindhra: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Sairindhra in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Sairindhra (सैरिन्ध्र) (or Sairindha) refers to a country, belonging to “Aiśānī (north-eastern division)” classified under the constellations of Revatī, Aśvinī and Bharaṇī, 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 Revatī, Aśvinī and Bharaṇī represent the north-eastern consisting of [i.e., Sairindhra] [...]”.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sairindhra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sairindhra (सैरिन्ध्र).—

1) A menial servant or attendant.

2) A mixed tribe, the offspring of a Dasyu and an Ayogava female; सैरिन्ध्रं वागुरावृत्तिं सूते दस्युरयोगवे (sairindhraṃ vāgurāvṛttiṃ sūte dasyurayogave) Manusmṛti 1.32.

Derivable forms: sairindhraḥ (सैरिन्ध्रः).

See also (synonyms): sairandhra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sairindhra (सैरिन्ध्र).—m.

(-ndhaḥ) A menial servant, one employed to dress and decorate the person and perform all servile offices; also who may be employed in the chase, snaring animals, &c. the offspring of a Dasyu by an Ayogava female. f. (-ndhrī) 1. An independent female artizan working in another person’s house. 2. A female attendant in the women’s apartments. 3. A woman of one of the mixed and degraded classes. 4. Draupadi, the wife of the Pandu princes, and who upon the temporary servitude of her husbands, became workwoman in the house of the Raja of Virata. E. sīra a plough, dhṛ to hold or take, aff. ka, and muk augment, aṇ added and the penultimate vowel changed optionally to i; whence also sairandhrī, or svaira independent, dhṛ to hold or be, aff. kan, fem. aff. ṅīṣ, and form irr.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sairindhra (सैरिन्ध्र).—for sairandhra, see sairandhrī and cf. saudāminī, I. m. 1. A menial servant. 2. The son of a Dasyu by an Ayogava female, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 32. Ii. f. dhrī (cf. sairandhrī), 1. A female servant. 2. Draupadī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sairindhra (सैरिन्ध्र):—(ndhraḥ) 1. m. A workman, menial servant. 3. f. (ndhrī) A female artist or servant; Draupadī.

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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.

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