Difference between revisions of "Ilīśaḥ"

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Ilīśaḥ is derived from "ilanti apsu drutaṁ gacchantīti ela drutagāmino matsyāḥ teṣām īśaḥ" which means 'The king of ilas is a kind of fish which moves rapidly in water.
 
Ilīśaḥ is derived from "ilanti apsu drutaṁ gacchantīti ela drutagāmino matsyāḥ teṣām īśaḥ" which means 'The king of ilas is a kind of fish which moves rapidly in water.
  
==Perspectives of Purānas==
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==Perspectives of Rishis and Purānas==
 
===As per śabdaratnāvalī===
 
===As per śabdaratnāvalī===
 
It is a kind of fish.
 
It is a kind of fish.
  
Vaidyakadravyaguṇa states that ilīśa is sweet, oily and cures deficiency of bile and phlegm, and also slow digestion.
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==As per Vaidyakadravyaguṇa==
Udbhaṭa
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# Sweet
Trans. “ilīśa excels nectar; vācā is beyond words; Rohita is said to be good for us; Madgura is dear to my guru”.
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# Oily
 
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# Cures deficiency of bile
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# Cures phlegm abnormalities
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# Slows digestion
  
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==As per Udbhaṭa==
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Ilīśah according to him is:<blockquote>“ilīśa excels nectar; vācā is beyond words; Rohita is said to be good for us; Madgura is dear to my guru”.</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 06:50, 3 November 2014

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Ilisah, IlIZaH, Ilishah


Gender

Ilīśaḥ is a masculine form.

Origin

Ilīśaḥ is derived from "ilanti apsu drutaṁ gacchantīti ela drutagāmino matsyāḥ teṣām īśaḥ" which means 'The king of ilas is a kind of fish which moves rapidly in water.

Perspectives of Rishis and Purānas

As per śabdaratnāvalī

It is a kind of fish.

As per Vaidyakadravyaguṇa

  1. Sweet
  2. Oily
  3. Cures deficiency of bile
  4. Cures phlegm abnormalities
  5. Slows digestion

As per Udbhaṭa

Ilīśah according to him is:
“ilīśa excels nectar; vācā is beyond words; Rohita is said to be good for us; Madgura is dear to my guru”.</ref>

References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu