Vrishotsarga, aka: Vṛṣotsarga; 2 Definition(s)
Vrishotsarga 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 Vṛṣotsarga can be transliterated into English as Vrsotsarga or Vrishotsarga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vṛṣotsarga (वृषोत्सर्ग).—Rules for the dedication of a bull; the characteristics and adornments of the bull intended for gift and of the cow, its mother; intended for all castes; different coloured bulls and their significance; gift of nīla bull best for pitṛs;1 at Gayā.2Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
vṛṣōtsarga (वृषोत्सर्ग).—m (S) Setting at liberty of a male and female calf (as a rite in funeral solemnities) : also of a bull (as a religious act generally).(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra (by Śāṅkhāyana)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXVIII - Various Vratas described < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter LXXXIII - Description of different rites < [Agastya Samhita]
Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra (by Āpastamba)
Hiraṇyakeśin-gṛhya-sūtra (by Hiraṇyakeśin)
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