Virajaska, Virajaskā: 5 definitions


Virajaska 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Virajaska in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Virajaska (विरजस्क).—A son of Manu Sāvarṇi.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 11.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Virajaska in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Virajaska (विरजस्क).—a.

1) Free from dust; विरजः पर आकाशादज आत्मा महान् ध्रुवः (virajaḥ para ākāśādaja ātmā mahān dhruvaḥ) Bṛ. Up.4.4.2.

2) Free from passion; यथा लोकान् विरजाः संचरेयम् (yathā lokān virajāḥ saṃcareyam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.186.3; असक्तदृष्टिर्विरजाः सदैव (asaktadṛṣṭirvirajāḥ sadaiva) Śiśupālavadha 2.8.

3) Free from menstrual secretion.

See also (synonyms): virajas.

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Virajaskā (विरजस्का).—A woman in whom the menstrual secretion has ceased.

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

Virajaska (विरजस्क).—[adjective] = [preceding]

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

1) Virajaska (विरजस्क):—[=vi-rajaska] [from vi-raja] mfn. = -rajas, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Manu Sāvarṇi, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Virajaska in German

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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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