Varshishtha, Varṣiṣṭha: 8 definitions
Varshishtha 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.
Varshishtha has 7 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Varṣiṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Varsistha or Varshishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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: Varshishthakshatra.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Varshishtha, Varṣiṣṭha, Varsistha; (plurals include: Varshishthas, Varṣiṣṭhas, Varsisthas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 1.37.6 < [Sukta 37]
Rig Veda 4.31.15 < [Sukta 31]
Rig Veda 5.67.1 < [Sukta 67]
The Agnistoma Somayaga in the Shukla Yajurveda (by Madan Haloi)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)