Trishuli, Triśūli, Trishulin, Triśūlin, Tri-shulin: 12 definitions
Trishuli 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 Triśūli and Triśūlin can be transliterated into English as Trisuli or Trishuli or Trisulin or Trishulin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Triśūli (त्रिशूलि) is the Sanskrit name of a deity presiding over Nagareśvara, one of the sixty-eight places hosting a svāyambhuvaliṅga, which is one of the most sacred of liṅgas according to the Śaivāgamas. The list of sixty-eight svāyambhuvaliṅgas and presiding deities (e.g., Triśūli) is found in the commentary on the Jirṇoddhāra-daśaka by Nigamajñānadeva. The word liṅga refers to a symbol used in the worship of Śiva and is used thoughout Śaiva literature, such as the sacred Āgamas.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Triśūlin (त्रिशूलिन्) refers to “the trident-bearing one” (i.e., Rudra or Śiva), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.35. Accordingly, as Viṣṇu said to Dakṣa:—“[...] whether it is heaven or earth, Pātāla or any where else, it is not difficult for the weapons of Vīrabhadra to gain access there. Such is the power of everyone of the attendants of the trident-bearing Rudra”.Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Triśulī (त्रिशुली) or Triśulin refers to one of the various Gaṇas (Śiva’s associates), according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, the text refers the leaders of the Gaṇas who attended the marriage of Śiva and Pārvatī. They are [viz., Triśulī] [...]. The text further describes that after the marriage of the divine pair, the Lord went to Kailāsa for sport. There he played with various Gaṇas of different forms.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Triśūlin (त्रिशूलिन्).—m. an epithet of Śiva.
Triśūlin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and śūlin (शूलिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Triśūlin (त्रिशूलिन्).—name of a yakṣa (or gandharva?): Mahā-Māyūrī 237.4. Cf. prec. but one.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Triśūlin (त्रिशूलिन्).—m. (-lī) A name of Siva. E. triśūla, and ini affix, armed with a trident.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Triśūlin (त्रिशूलिन्).—I. n. Śiva. Ii. f. nī, Durgā, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 9428.
Triśūlin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and śūlin (शूलिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Triśūlin (त्रिशूलिन्):—[=tri-śūlin] [from tri] m. ‘bearing the trident’, Śiva, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Triśūlin (त्रिशूलिन्):—[tri-śūlin] (lī) 5. m. Shiva.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] Śiva, who has a trident as one of his weapons.
2) [noun] the grass Aristida funiculata of Poaceae family.
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Trisūli (ತ್ರಿಸೂಲಿ):—[noun] the grass Aristida funiculata of Poaceae family(?).
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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