Tridashesha, Tridaśeśa: 5 definitions


Tridashesha 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 Tridaśeśa can be transliterated into English as Tridasesa or Tridashesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Tridashesha in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Tridaśeśa (त्रिदशेश) refers to the “lord of the gods” and is used to describe Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.12 (“The story of Śiva and Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as the Gods eulogized Śiva: “[...] Obeisance to you, the support of the waters of the Gaṅgā, to the deity possessed of the attributes, obeisance to the lord of the gods (tridaśeśa), obeisance to Śiva. Obeisance to the bull-bannered lord Śiva, obeisance to the lord of Gaṇas; Obeisance to the lord of all. Obeisance to the lord of the three worlds. O lord, obeisance to you, the annihilator, the sustainer and creator of the worlds. O lord of gods, obeisance to you, the lord of three attributes and the eternal. [...]”.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tridashesha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tridaśeśa (त्रिदशेश).—[masculine] = tridaśapati.

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

Tridaśeśa (त्रिदशेश):—[=tri-daśeśa] [from tri-daśa > tri] m. = śendra, [Mahābhārata iii]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tridaśeśa (त्रिदशेश) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tiasīsa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tridashesha 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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