Aishana, Aiśāna, Aiśana: 9 definitions
Aishana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Aishana has 7 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Aiśāna and Aiśana can be transliterated into English as Aisana or Aishana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Aiśāna (ऐशान):—adj. (f. ī) von īśāna [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 93,] [Scholiast] aiśānī dik Śiva’s Weltgegend, Nordost [Vikramorvaśī 6, 4.] mit Ergänzung von diś [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 169,] [Scholiast] [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 191.]
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Aiśāna (ऐशान):—[WEBER, Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 308.] anila nordöstlich [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 26, 15. 27, 8.] koṇa [53, 48.] aiśānī f. Nordost [11, 13. 17. 14, 29. 53, 118.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. (f. ī ) — a) zu Śiva in Beziehung stehend. — b) nordöstlich. —
2) (f. ī) Nordost.
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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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 4.33 - The minimum lifetime in Saudharma and Aiśāna kalpa < [Chapter 4 - The Celestial Beings]
Verse 4.19 - The sixteen Kalpa, nine Graiveyaka and five Anuttara < [Chapter 4 - The Celestial Beings]
Verse 4.29 - Lifetime in the first two Kalpa among the heavenly beings < [Chapter 4 - The Celestial Beings]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 32: Description of the Upper World (ūrdhvaloka) < [Chapter III - The initiation and omniscience of Ajita]
Part 9: Various unimportant incarnations < [Chapter I - Previous births of Mahāvīra]
Part 8: Birth-ceremonies presided over by Śakra < [Chapter II - Birth of Ajita and Sagara]
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)