Vrishankaja, Vṛṣāṅkaja: 4 definitions


Vrishankaja 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 Vṛṣāṅkaja can be transliterated into English as Vrsankaja or Vrishankaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Vṛṣāṅkaja (वृषाङ्कज).—m.

(-jaḥ) A very small drum, held in one hand, and played by means of a string attached to it. E. vṛṣāṅka Siva, ja born, made.

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

Vṛṣāṅkaja (वृषाङ्कज):—[=vṛṣāṅka-ja] [from vṛṣāṅka > vṛṣa > vṛṣ] m. ‘Śiva-produced’, a kind of small drum (held in one hand and played by means of a string attached to it = ḍamaru), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vṛṣāṅkaja (वृषाङ्कज):—[vṛṣāṅka-ja] (jaḥ) 1. m. A very small drum held in one hand.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vrishankaja 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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