Suvrishti, Suvṛṣṭi: 5 definitions


Suvrishti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Suvṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Suvrsti or Suvrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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

Suvṛṣṭi (सुवृष्टि) refers to “good rain” according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 5), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If immediately after the termination of the eclipse, the disc should be re-eclipsed (by comets and the like), it is technically known as Ārohaṇa (climbing): the princes will be at war and there will be fear in the land.. If a small portion of the disc should be so slightly eclipsed as to resemble a mirror covered with the vapour of hot breath, the eclipse is known as Āghrāta (smelling): there will be good rain [i.e., suvṛṣṭi] in the land”.

Jyotisha book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Suvrishti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

suvṛṣṭi (सुवृष्टि).—f (S) Seasonable or plentiful rain; good rain.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Suvrishti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Suvṛṣṭi (सुवृष्टि):—[=su-vṛṣṭi] [from su > su-yaj] f. idem, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Suvrishti in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Suvrishti in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Suvṛṣṭi (ಸುವೃಷ್ಟಿ):—[noun] a good or favourable rain.

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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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