Varhishtha, Varhiṣṭha: 2 definitions


Varhishtha 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 Varhiṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Varhistha or Varhishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Varhiṣṭha (वर्हिष्ठ).—n.

(-ṣṭhaṃ) 1. A perfume, commonly Bala, perhaps a species of Andropogon. 2. The resin of the Pinus longifolia. E. varhis Kuśagrass, sthā to stay, aff. ka; the final of varhis changed to Visarga, and optionally rejected: see varhiḥṣṭha .

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

Varhiṣṭha (वर्हिष्ठ):—(ṣṭhaṃ) 1. n. A perfume, Bāla; resin of the Pinus longifolia.

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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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