Vrishancana, Vṛṣāñcana, Vrisha-ancana: 5 definitions
Vrishancana 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 Vṛṣāñcana can be transliterated into English as Vrsancana or Vrishancana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Vrishanchana.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vṛṣāñcana (वृषाञ्चन).—an epithet of Śiva.
Derivable forms: vṛṣāñcanaḥ (वृषाञ्चनः).
Vṛṣāñcana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛṣa and añcana (अञ्चन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) Siva. E. vṛṣa a bull, and añcana going.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛṣāñcana (वृषाञ्चन):—[from vṛṣa > vṛṣ] m. ‘bull-going’, ‘borne on a bull’, Name of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛṣāñcana (वृषाञ्चन):—[vṛṣā+ñcana] (naḥ) 1. m. Shiva.
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