Vishranta, Viśrānta, Viśrāntā, Vishramta: 12 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Viśrānta and Viśrāntā can be transliterated into English as Visranta or Vishranta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Viśrāntā (विश्रान्ता) (Vikrāntā) is another name for Ādityabhaktā, a medicinal plant, possibly identified with Helianthus annuus Linn. or “common sunflower” from the Asteraceae or “daisy” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.179-181 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Viśrāntā and Ādityabhaktā, there are a total of eighteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)
Viśrānta (विश्रान्त) refers to “(that which is) rests on (manifestation)”, according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 2.132.—Accordingly, “And even efficacy can be desired only insofar as it is being manifest; therefore it too rests on manifestation (ābhāsa-viśrānta)”.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Viśrānta (विश्रान्त) refers to the “tranquil state of repose”, according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya verse 7.220cd-222.— As she consumes everything into her inherent emptiness, with no residue, Kālī is ‘thin’ and ‘lean’ and hence her name Kṛṣodarī. As the transcendental Void, she is the Abyss of Kula (Kulagahvarī). This is her tranquil state of repose (śānta, viśrānta). Her emergent state is the Wheel of the Sun of Consciousness. As the transcendental Void, she consumes the Void of the transient immanent sphere of time. This takes place as each object of sense is ‘consumed’ by consciousness and ‘relished’ there, it arouses the pure aesthetic delight of wonder: [...]
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: academia.edu: The Structure and Meanings of the Heruka Maṇḍala
Viśrāntā (विश्रान्ता) is the name of a Ḍākinī who, together with the Vīra (hero) named Viśrāntacinta forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Vākcakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Accordingly, the vākcakra refers to one of the three divisions of the nirmāṇa-puṭa (emanation layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. The 36 pairs of Ḍākinīs [viz., Viśrāntā] and Vīras are reddish madder in color; they each have one face and four arms; they hold a skull bowl, a skull staff, a small drum, and a knife.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
viśrānta (विश्रांत).—p (S) Rested, ceased from labor or work.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Viśrānta (विश्रान्त).—p. p.
1) Ceased, stopped; स्वकालविरहाद्विश्रान्तपुष्पोद्गमा (svakālavirahādviśrāntapuṣpodgamā) V.4.67.
2) Rested, reposed; रघुरिव स नरेन्द्रो यज्ञविश्रान्तकोशः (raghuriva sa narendro yajñaviśrāntakośaḥ) Śiva B.
3) Calm, tranquil, composed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) 1. Rested, reposed. 2. Ceasing, desisting from. 3. Calm, composed. E. vi before śrānta the same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viśrānta (विश्रान्त).—[adjective] rested, refreshed, ceased; desisting from, i.e. destitute of, -less (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Viśrānta (विश्रान्त):—[=vi-śrānta] [from vi-śram] mfn. reposed, rested or ceased from ([compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] reposing, taking rest, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Pañcatantra]
3) [v.s. ...] abated, ceased, stopped, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]
4) [v.s. ...] coming to rest or to an end, reaching to ([accusative] or [compound]), [Kāvya literature; Rājataraṅgiṇī]
5) [v.s. ...] feeling at ease in or with ([locative case]), [Rāmāyaṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] (in [compound]) destitute of (See vivekav and [compound] below)
7) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a king, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viśrānta (विश्रान्त):—[vi-śrānta] (ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) a. Rested.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] taking rest; not occupied.
2) [adjective] having given up one’s work, business, career, etc., esp. because of advanced age; retired.
3) [adjective] stretched out; held out; extended.
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1) [noun] = ವಿಶ್ರಮ - [vishrama -] 3.
2) [noun] a man who is taking or has taken rest, refreshed himself from weariness, fatigue, etc.
3) [noun] a man who has given up his work, business, carreer, etc. esp. because of advanced age; a retired man.
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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