Visarin, Visārin: 9 definitions


Visarin 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)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Visārin (विसारिन्) means “diffusing”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.7.—Accordingly, after the Goddess (Umā/Śivā) incarnated as Pārvatī by becoming the daughter of Menā:—“The goddess of great brilliance assumed the form of her baby child in front of Menā and began to cry in accordance with the ways of the world. On account of her splendour that diffused [i.e., visārin-sutejas] all round the lying-in-couch, the midnight lamps that burnt in the lying-in-chamber were rendered dim in a trice, O sage. The women in the house were extremely glad on hearing the gentle cry of the child. In their excited flutter and great pleasure they rushed in. [...]”.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Visārin (विसारिन्).—a. (-ṇī f.)

1) Spreading, diffusing.

2) Creeping, gliding.

3) Expanded (vistṛta); विसारिभिः पुष्प- विलोचनैर्लताः (visāribhiḥ puṣpa- vilocanairlatāḥ) Kirātārjunīya 8.11. -m. A fish.

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

Visārin (विसारिन्).—mfn. (-rī-riṇī-ri) 1. Flowing, gliding, creeping. 2. Spreading, diffusing. m. (-rī) A fish. E. visāra going smoothly, and ini aff.

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

Visārin (विसारिन्).—i. e. vi-sṛ + in, I. adj., f. iṇī. 1. Gliding, flowing. 2. Spreading, [Kirātārjunīya] 10, 11. Ii. m. A fish.

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

Visārin (विसारिन्).—[adjective] coming forth, spreading, expanding.

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

1) Visārin (विसारिन्):—[=vi-sārin] [from vi-sāra > vi-sṛ] mfn. coming forth, issuing from ([compound]), [Raghuvaṃśa; Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) [v.s. ...] walking about, [Pāṇini 5-4, 16 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] stretching over or through, spreading, diffusing (ri-tā f.), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] m. a fish, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Visārin (विसारिन्):—[vi-sārin] (rī-riṇī-ri) 1. m. A fish. a. Gliding, spreading.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Visārin (विसारिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Visāri.

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Visarin 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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