Trisha, aka: Tṛṣā; 7 Definition(s)
Trisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Tṛṣā can be transliterated into English as Trsa or Trisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Tṛṣā (तृषा, “Thirst”):—One of the names of Mahākālī (tamas-form of Mahādevī). Mahākālī is one of the three primary forms of Devī. Not to be confused with Kālī, she is a more powerful cosmic aspect (vyaṣṭi) of Devi and represents the guṇa (universal energy) named tamas. For reference, see the Devī Māhātmya, a Sanskrit work from the 5th century, incorporated into the Mārkaṇḍeya-Purāṇa.Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Tṛṣā (तृषा) is another name (synonym) for Lāṅgalī, which is the Sanskrit word for Gloriosa superba (flame lily), a plant from the Colchicaceae family. This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu, which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
General definition (in Jainism)
Tṛṣa (तृष, “thirst”) refers to one of the hardships (parīṣaha), or “series of trials hard to endure” according to the Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra 10.1 (Incarnation as Nandana). While practicing penance for a lac of years, Muni Nandana also endured a series of trials hard to endure (eg., tṛṣa). Nandana is the name of a king as well as one of Mahāvīra’s previous births.Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra Vol-i
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
tṛṣā (तृषा).—f (S) tṛṣṇā f S Thirst, lit. fig. ambition, cupidity &c. tṛṣākula, tṛṣākrānta, tṛṣātura, tṛṣānvita, tṛṣāpīḍita, tṛṣārtta &c. Pained with thirst.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tṛṣā (तृषा).—f Thirst. Fig. Ambition. Cupidity.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Tṛṣā (तृषा).—See तृष् (tṛṣ).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-ṣā) Thirst. 2. Wish, desire. 3. The daughter of Kama: see the preceding. 4. A plant, (Commelina salicifolia:) see lāṅgalikī. E. tṛṣ to thirst, affixes ka and ṭāp; also tṛṣṇā, tarṣā, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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