Vrishana, Vṛṣaṇa: 12 definitions


Vrishana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Vṛṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Vrsana or Vrishana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण):—[vṛṣaṇaḥ] Scrotum

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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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Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Shodhganga: Elements of Art and Architecture in the Trtiyakhanda of the Visnudharmottarapurana (shilpa)

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण) or “scrotum” refers to one of the various body parts whose Measurements should follow the principles of ancient Indian Painting (citra), according to the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa, an ancient Sanskrit text which (being encyclopedic in nature) deals with a variety of cultural topics such as arts, architecture, music, grammar and astronomy.—In the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa, a specific measurement of every limb of a man as well as of a woman is elaborately and systematically discussed. In this book, the writer has presented the measurement of almost all the body parts that should be maintained in a picture. For example, Vṛṣaṇa (“scrotum”) should be 4 aṅgulas (wide).

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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vṛṣaṇa (वृषण).—m (S) The testicles and scrotum.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण).—a.

1) Sprinkling, fertilizing.

2) Strong, stout.

-ṇaḥ 1 The scrotum, the bag containing the testicles;

2) Name of Śiva.

3) Of Viṣṇu; देवैः सानुचरैः साकं गीर्भीर्वृषण- मैडयन् (devaiḥ sānucaraiḥ sākaṃ gīrbhīrvṛṣaṇa- maiḍayan) Bhāgavata 1.2.25.

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

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण).—m.

(-ṇaḥ) The scrotum, the bag which contains the testicles. E. vṛṣ to sprinkle, (seminal fluid,) aff. kyu or yuc .

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

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण).—i. e. vṛṣ + ana, m. The testicles or scrotum, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 283; [Pañcatantra] 10, 12.

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

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण).—[masculine] scrotum, [dual] the testicles.

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

1) Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण):—[from vṛṣ] mf(ī)n. sprinkling, fertilizing, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (or n., [Siddhānta-kaumudī]) the scrotum, ([dual number]) the testicles, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Madhu, [Harivaṃśa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a son of Kārtavīrya, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

6) Vṛṣāṇa (वृषाण):—[from vṛṣ] m. Name of Bāṇa (an attendant of Śiva), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण):—(ṇaḥ) 1. m. The testicles.

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

Vṛṣaṇa (वृषण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vasaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vrishana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vṛṣaṇa (ವೃಷಣ):—

1) [adjective] pouring down (heavily or continuously).

2) [adjective] scattering; sprinkling.

3) [adjective] making fertile; making fruitful or productive.

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Vṛṣaṇa (ವೃಷಣ):—

1) [noun] either of two oval sex glands in the male that are suspended in the scrotum and secrete spermatozoa; the testicle.

2) [noun] the scrotum that contains the testicles; the scrotum.

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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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