Barhishad, Barhiṣad: 8 definitions
Barhishad 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.
Barhishad has 6 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Barhiṣad can be transliterated into English as Barhisad or Barhishad, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Barhiṣad (बर्हिषद्):—Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. auf der Opferstreu sitzend , — aufgestellt. —
2) m. — a) Pl. eine best. Gruppe von Manen. — b) Nomen proprium eines Mannes.
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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Full-text (+7): Barhihshad, Barhishada, Shatadruti, Paridheya, Barhihshada, Pivari, Pitrigana, Pivan, Barhisha, Verukitatar, Anagni, Pitri, Somapa, Agnishvatta, Havirdhana, Pracinabarhi, Yoga, Jyeshtha, Asura, Rakshasa.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.196 < [Section XI - Origin of the Pitṛs and the Mode of Worshipping them]
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Bharadvaja-srauta-sutra (by C. G. Kashikar)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)