Vrishaparvan, Vṛṣaparvan, Vrisha-parvan: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Vṛṣaparvan can be transliterated into English as Vrsaparvan or Vrishaparvan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Vṛṣaparvan (वृषपर्वन्).—A son of Danu. Father of Śarmiṣṭhā whom Yayātī married. Sudarī and Candrā were his other daughters. Helped Vṛtra against Indra, and fought with Aśvins in the Devāsura war.1 Heard of Śukra's anger on account of the offence given by his daughter to Devayānī and requested Śukra to stay on, promising to make his daughter a servant of Devayānī.2 Attained salvation by satsaṅga.
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 31-2; 10. 20; VIII. 10. 30; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 21. 5; Vāyu-purāṇa 68. 8; 93. 16; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 8, 23; 68. 15; Matsya-purāṇa 6. 20-22; 24. 52; 25. 6.
- 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 18. 4 and 6, 26-28; XI. 12. 5; Matsya-purāṇa chh. 27 and 29.
1b) Not to marry with Aṅgiras and Virūpas.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 40.
Vṛṣaparvan (वृषपर्वन्) refers to one of the sons of Bāṇa or Bāṇāsura: the son of Bali, according to one account of Vaṃśa (‘genealogical description’) of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, Prahlāda’s son was Virocana who was killed by Viṣṇu and his son Bali became the king. He was pious and virtuous and was bound to Pātalā by Viṣṇu. Bāṇāsura was the son of Bali, who was a devotee of Śiva. The Lord gave Bāṇāsura the status of the leader of a Gaṇa. The son’s of Bāṇa were [viz., Vṛṣaparvan].
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) an epithet of Śiva.
2) Name of a demon who with the aid of Śukra, preceptor of the Asuras, maintained struggle with the gods for a long time. His daughter Śarmiṣṭhā was married by Yayāti; see Yayāti and Devayānī.
Vṛṣaparvan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛṣa and parvan (पर्वन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛṣaparvan (वृषपर्वन्) or Vṛṣaparvvan.—m.
(-rvā) 1. Siva. 2. Name of a demon. 3. A wasp. 4. A sort of grass, (Scripus kysoor.) E. vṛṣa a bull, &c., parvan a joint.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛṣaparvan (वृषपर्वन्).—[adjective] strong-jointed, [Epithet] of Viṣṇu etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vṛṣaparvan (वृषपर्वन्):—[=vṛṣa-parvan] [from vṛṣa > vṛṣ] a See under 2. vṛṣa.
2) [=vṛṣa-parvan] [from vṛṣa > vṛṣ] b mfn. (vṛṣa-) strong-jointed (Indra), [ib.]
3) [v.s. ...] m. the root of Scirpus Kysoor, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] the areca-nut tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] Name of Viṣṇu, [Mahābhārata]
6) [v.s. ...] of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] of a Dānava (father of Śarmiṣṭhā), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.
8) [v.s. ...] of a Rājarṣi, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
9) [v.s. ...] of a monkey, [Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛṣaparvan (वृषपर्वन्):—[vṛṣa-parvan] (rvvā) 5. m. Shiva; a demon; a wasp; sort of grass.
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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