Svarocisha, Svarociṣa, Svārociṣa: 7 definitions


Svarocisha 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 Svarociṣa and Svārociṣa can be transliterated into English as Svarocisa or Svarocisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Svarochisha.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Svārociṣa (स्वारोचिष).—A Manu. See under Manvantara.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Svarociṣa (स्वरोचिष).—Son of Tuṣita in the Uttama manvantara.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 35.

2) Svārociṣa (स्वारोचिष).—(see Manu) second Manu; four sons, seven sages of whom Datta was the first; the Devas of the epoch were Tuṣitas;1 then lived the seven sons of the sage Vasiṣṭha, all Prajāpatis; ākārarūpa.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 1. 19-20; Matsya-purāṇa 3. 47.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 26. 33; 62. 3, 7, 18-19.
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svārociṣa (स्वारोचिष).—m. Name of the second Manu; see under मनुः स्वारोचिषो द्वितीयस्तु मनुरग्नेः सुतोऽभवत् (manuḥ svārociṣo dvitīyastu manuragneḥ suto'bhavat) Bhāg. 8.1.19.

Derivable forms: svārociṣaḥ (स्वारोचिषः).

See also (synonyms): svārocis.

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

Svārociṣa (स्वारोचिष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) The second Manu. E. svarocis, and affix of descent.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Svarociṣa (स्वरोचिष):—[=sva-rociṣa] [from sva] [wrong reading] for svār, [ib.]

2) Svārociṣa (स्वारोचिष):—m. ([from] sva-rocis) [patronymic] of the second Manu, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) mfn. relating or belonging to Manu Svārociṣa, [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]

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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. 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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