Trishavana, Triṣavaṇa: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Triṣavaṇa can be transliterated into English as Trisavana or Trishavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Trishavana in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Triṣavaṇa (त्रिषवण).—A sage. When he went to Hastināpura as a messenger of peace, he met Śrī Kṛṣṇa on the way. (Chapter 83, Udyoga Parva).

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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»] — Trishavana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Triṣavaṇa (त्रिषवण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) The three ablutions to be performed in the day or at dawn, noon, and sun-set. E. tri three, ṣavana bathing; also read trisavana .

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Trisavana (त्रिसवन).—n.

(-naṃ) Bathing thrice: see triṣavaṇa .

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

Triṣavaṇa (त्रिषवण).—i. e. tri-savana, n. The three daily ablutions, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 24.

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

Triṣavaṇa (त्रिषवण).—[neuter] [plural] the (daily) three Soma oblations, [adjective] connected with them.

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Trisavana (त्रिसवन).—[adjective] & [neuter] [plural] = triṣavaṇa.

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

1) Triṣavaṇa (त्रिषवण):—[=tri-ṣavaṇa] [from tri] mfn. connected with 3 Soma libations, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xii, 2] (-sav), [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] n. [plural] the 3 Soma libations, [Mahābhārata iii] (-sav)

3) [v.s. ...] sg. (with or without snāna) the 3 ablutions (at dawn, noon, and sunset) (also triḥ-snāna, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra ii, 28]), [xiii; Manu-smṛti] etc. (-sav, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa xxiii])

4) [=tri-ṣavaṇa] [from tri] m. Name of a man, [Brahma-purāṇa ii, 12 and 18, 19]

5) Trisavana (त्रिसवन):—[=tri-savana] [from tri] See -ṣav.

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

1) Triṣavaṇa (त्रिषवण):—[tri-ṣavaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. The three ablutions of the day.

2) Trisavana (त्रिसवन):—[tri-savana] (naṃ) 1. n. Bathing thrice.

[Sanskrit to German]

Trishavana 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»] — Trishavana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Triṣavaṇa (ತ್ರಿಷವಣ):—[noun] the three divisions (morning, noon and evening) of the period of light between sunrise and sunset.

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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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