Trishikhara, Triśikhara: 7 definitions
Trishikhara 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 Triśikhara can be transliterated into English as Trisikhara or Trishikhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
Triśikhara (त्रिशिखर) is the name of a mountain situated at lake Mānasa and mount Gandhamādana, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 75. The Gandhamādana mountain lies on the eastern side of mount Meru, which is one of the seven mountains located in Jambūdvīpa, ruled over by Āgnīdhra, a grandson of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Triśikhara (त्रिशिखर).—A mountain sacred to Śiva.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 183. 2.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Triśikhara (त्रिशिखर).—adj. having three summits, the name of a mountain, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 44, 50.
Triśikhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and śikhara (शिखर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Triśikhara (त्रिशिखर).—[adjective] three-pointed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Triśikhara (त्रिशिखर):—[=tri-śikhara] [from tri] m. ‘three-peaked’, (with śaila) Name of a mountain, [Rāmāyaṇa iv, 44, 50.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Triśikhara (त्रिशिखर):—Adj. dreispitzig. śaila m. Nomen proprium eines Berges.
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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