Veshman, Veśman: 8 definitions



Veshman 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 Veśman can be transliterated into English as Vesman or Veshman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Veśman (वेश्मन्, ‘house’) occurs in the Rigveda and later. It denotes the house as the place where a man is ‘settled’ (viś).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Veśman (वेश्मन्).—n. [viś-manin]

1) A house, dwelling, an abode, a mansion, palace; वेश्मानि रामः परिवर्हवन्ति विश्राण्य सौहार्द- निधिः सुहृद्भ्यः (veśmāni rāmaḥ parivarhavanti viśrāṇya sauhārda- nidhiḥ suhṛdbhyaḥ) R.14.15.; Me.25; Ms.4.73;9.85.

2) Name of the 4th astrological house.

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

Veśman (वेश्मन्).—n. (-śma) A house. E. viś to enter, manin aff.

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

Veśman (वेश्मन्).—i. e. viś + man, n. 1. A house, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 172; 218; an abode. 2. A temple, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 167.

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

Veśman (वेश्मन्).—[neuter] dwelling, house, chamber.

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

1) Veśman (वेश्मन्):—[from veśa] n. a house, dwelling, mansion, abode, apartment, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a palace, [Āpastamba]

3) [v.s. ...] an astrological house, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of the 4th astr° house, [ib.]

context information

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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