Vishranta, Viśrānta, Viśrāntā, Vishramta: 10 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 (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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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.

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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.

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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: 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.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viśrānta (विश्रांत).—p (S) Rested, ceased from labor or work.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: 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

Viśrānta (विश्रान्त).—mfn.

(-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)

Viśrānta (विश्रान्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇivvāya, Vīsaṃta.

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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

Viśrāṃta (ವಿಶ್ರಾಂತ):—

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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Viśrāṃta (ವಿಶ್ರಾಂತ):—

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.

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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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