Indriyārthaḥ

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Indriyarthah, IndriyArthaH, Indriyaarthah


Gender

Indriyārthaḥ is a neutral form.

Origin

It derives from "indriyāṇāmarthaḥ" which means 'The object of knowledge arising through the senses.'

Synonyms

Its synonyms are:

  1. Viṣayaḥ
  2. Gocaraḥ[1]

Object of Senses

The objects of senses are:

  1. Rūpa - Form
  2. Śabda - Sound
  3. Gandha - Smell
  4. Rasa - Taste
  5. Sparśa - Touch


Thoughts from the Rishi's

Manu

"One should not indulge in all the sense-objects out of lust."[2]

Raghu

“For those who regard pure reputation as their treasure, prize fame above their lives; and what need to say it? Far, far, beyond the objects of pleasure”.[3]

References

  1. As per Amara.
  2. Manu 4|16
  3. Raghu 14|35
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu