Shreyamsa, Śreyāṃsa, Shreyansa, Shreyamsha: 8 definitions
Shreyamsa means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Shreyamsa has 7 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Śreyāṃsa can be transliterated into English as Sreyamsa or Shreyamsa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śreyāṃsa (श्रेयांस):—(Nebenform von śreyaṃs) m. Nomen proprium des 11ten Arhant's der gegenwärtigen Avasarpiṇī [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 29] (vgl. [Oxforder Handschriften 186], b, ). śreyāṃśa fehlerhafte Lesart.
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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Starts with: Shreyamsanatha.
Full-text (+13): Simhapuri, Sejjamsa, Seamsa, Venudevi, Vishnu, Shreyamsanatha, Adityapitha, Akshayatritiya, Somayashas, Adikritmandala, Tirthankara, Simhapura, Tinduga, Palasha, Cakora, Prajapati, Manavi, Ishvara, Vishnuraja, Subuddhi.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Shreyamsa, Shreyamsha, Shreyansa, Śreyāṃsa, Sreyamsa, Śreyāṃśa, Śrēyāṃsa, Śrēyāmsa; (plurals include: Shreyamsas, Shreyamshas, Shreyansas, Śreyāṃsas, Sreyamsas, Śreyāṃśas, Śrēyāṃsas, Śrēyāmsas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 8: Śreyāṃsa’s life before initiation < [Chapter I - Śreyāṃsanāthacaritra]
Invocation < [Chapter I - Śreyāṃsanāthacaritra]
Part 25: Śreyāṃsa’s śāsanadevatās (messenger-deities) < [Chapter I - Śreyāṃsanāthacaritra]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Kalpa-sutra (Lives of the Jinas) (by Hermann Jacobi)
Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)