Vishrambha, Viśrambha, Visraṃbha: 11 definitions


Vishrambha 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 Viśrambha can be transliterated into English as Visrambha or Vishrambha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Vishrambha in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ).—Relaxation, a characteristic of the grave accent, as contrasted with आयाम (āyāma) which characterizes the acute accent; cf. उदात्तश्चानुदात्तश्च स्वरितश्च त्रयः स्वराः । आयामविश्रम्भाक्षेपैस्त उच्यन्ते (udāttaścānudāttaśca svaritaśca trayaḥ svarāḥ | āyāmaviśrambhākṣepaista ucyante)Sक्षराश्रयाः । विश्रम्भः अधोगमनं गात्राणाम् (kṣarāśrayāḥ | viśrambhaḥ adhogamanaṃ gātrāṇām) Uvvaṭa on R.Pr.III.1.विश्रम्भ (viśrambha) is the same as अन्ववसर्ग (anvavasarga) which is explained in the Mahābhāṣya as अन्ववसर्गो गात्राणां शिथिलता (anvavasargo gātrāṇāṃ śithilatā). M. Bh. on P. I.2.29,30.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ) refers to “relying (on one’s horse)” (during hunting), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, “Hunting on horseback (āśvina) represents one of the eight subdivisions of Hunting (mṛgayā). [...] Five or six horsemen are quite enough for hunting rhinoceros. [...] If it turns back, then the horseman relying (viśrambha) on the dexterity of his horse should at once run in its front; others should hit it from behind or skilled archers should pierce it with arrows on the sides. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ).—

1) Trust, confidence, familiar confidence, perfect intimacy or familiarity; विश्रम्भादुरसि निपत्य लब्ध- निद्राम् (viśrambhādurasi nipatya labdha- nidrām) Uttararāmacarita 1.49; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 3.1.

2) A confidential matter, secret; विश्रम्भेष्वभ्यन्तरीकरणीया (viśrambheṣvabhyantarīkaraṇīyā) K.

3) Rest, relaxation.

4) An affectionate inquiry.

5) A love-quarrel, an amorous dispute.

6) Killing.

Derivable forms: viśrambhaḥ (विश्रम्भः).

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Visraṃbha (विस्रंभ).—See विस्रब्ध, विस्रम्भ (visrabdha, visrambha).

-visrabdham ind. Confidently, without reserve; विस्रब्धं ब्राह्मणः शूद्राद् द्रव्योपादान- माचरेत् (visrabdhaṃ brāhmaṇaḥ śūdrād dravyopādāna- mācaret) Manusmṛti 8.417.

See also (synonyms): visrabdha.

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

Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ).—m.

(-mbhaḥ) 1. Trust, confidence. 2. Affection, affectionate inquiry. 3. Festive or sportive noise or tumult, amorous quarrel. 4. Rest, repose. 5. Killing. E. vi before śrambh to trust, aff. ghañ, and the initial optionally changed; also visrambha .

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Visrambha (विस्रम्भ).—m.

(-mbhaḥ) 1. Trust, confidence. 2. Affection, regard, affectionate solicitation. 3. Acquaintance. 4. Killing. E. vi, sraṃbh to trust, aff. ghañ .

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

Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ).—[vi-śrambh + a] (also visrambha visrambha), m. 1. Trust, confidence, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 306; ii. [distich] 190. 2. Affection, [Hitopadeśa] 46, 1, M.M. (-ālāpa, Affectionate talk). 3. Sportive noise.

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Visrambha (विस्रम्भ).—and visrambhin visrambhin, see viśrº.

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

Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ).—[masculine] trust, confidence in ([locative], [genetive], or —°); unrestrained behaviour, ease.

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

1) Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ):—[=vi-śrambha] [from vi-śrambh] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) slackening, loosening, relaxation (of the organs of utterance), cessation, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

2) [v.s. ...] trust, confidence in ([locative case] [genitive case], or [compound])

3) [v.s. ...] absence of restraint, familiarity, intimacy, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. ([in the beginning of a compound] or bhāt ind., bheṇa ind. ‘confidingly, confidentially’; bhaṃkṛ with [genitive case], ‘to win the confidence of’; kasmai bhaṃ kathayāmi, ‘in whom shall I trust?’)

4) [v.s. ...] a playful or amorous quarrel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] killing (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ):—[vi-śrambha] (mbhaḥ) 1. m. Trust, confidence, affection; festive noise.

2) Visrambha (विस्रम्भ):—[vi-srambha] (mbhaḥ) 1. m. Trust; affection; acquaintance; killing.

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

Viśrambha (विश्रम्भ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vissaṃbha, Vesaṃbha.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Viśraṃbha (ವಿಶ್ರಂಭ):—

1) [noun] firm belief or confidence in the honesty, integrity, reliability, justice, etc. of another person or thing; trust; credence.

2) [noun] excessive familiarity; leniency.

3) [noun] an enquiring fondly or kindly after a person’s health, welfare, etc.

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Visraṃbha (ವಿಸ್ರಂಭ):—[noun] firm belief or confidence.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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