Vedhasa: 7 definitions
Vedhasa 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Vedhasa (वेधस).—A mantrakṛt and of Angira branch.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 145. 99; Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 98.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Vedhasa (वेधस).—The part of the hand under the root of the thumb.
Derivable forms: vedhasam (वेधसम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-saṃ) The root of the thumb, considered as sacred to Brahma. E. vedhas Brahma, aṇ added, the vowel unchanged.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vedhasa (वेधस):—[from vedha] n. the part of the hand under the root of the thumb (considered as sacred to Brahmā; See tīrtha), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Vedic Ṛṣi (said to belong to the family of Aṅgiras), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vedhasa (वेधस):—(saṃ) 1. n. The root of the thumb sacred to Brahmā.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
1) [noun] Brahma, the Creator of the Universe.
2) [noun] Viṣṇu.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vedhashala.
Full-text: Vedhasi, Duhshikshita, Kapaṇa, Vedhas, Varnaka, Vilasa, Skhal.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Vedhasa, Vēdhasa; (plurals include: Vedhasas, Vēdhasas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.43.12 < [Sukta 43]
Rig Veda 7.37.6 < [Sukta 37]
Rig Veda 1.156.4 < [Sukta 156]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.1.215 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 43 - The Procedure of Worshipping the Sun-god < [Chapter 2 - Salient Traits of the Solar Divinities in the Veda]
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 25 - Lifting up of Mount Govardhana < [Book 10 - Tenth Skandha]