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• Illīśaḥ - m. The ilīśa fish. Synonyms: 2. vārikarpūraḥ 3. gāṅgeyaḥ 4. śapharādhipaḥ 5. jalatālaḥ - trikāṇḍaśeṣaḥ 6. ilīśaḥ 7. rājaśpharaḥ 8. illīśaḥ 9. jalatāpī - śabdaratnāvalī
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{{Author|M. A. Alwar}}
Rājavallabha and Rājanirghaṅṭa describe the charateristics of this fish as follows – “It increases bile, phlegm and digestive fire. It is sweet and agreeable”.
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Bhāvaprakāśa says,
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Illīśaḥ is a type of fish.  
Trans. “illīśa is sweet, oily and bright. It increases the (digestive) fire, creates bile and phlegm, is a light aphrodisiac and removes flatulence”.
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==Gender==
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Illīśaḥ is a masculine form.  
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==Synonyms==
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# Vārikarpūraḥ
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# Gāṅgeyaḥ
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# Śapharādhipaḥ
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# Jalatālaḥ<ref>As per Trikāṇḍaśeṣaḥ</ref>
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# [[Ilīśaḥ]]
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# Rājaśpharaḥ
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# Jalatāpī<ref>As per Śabdaratnāvalī</ref>
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==Perspectives of Rishis==
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===As per Rājavallabha and Rājanirghaṅṭa===
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They describe the characteristics of the fish as follows:
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# It increases bile, phlegm and digestive fire.
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# It is sweet and agreeable.
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===As per Bhāvaprakāśa===
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According to him:
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# Illīśa is sweet, oily and bright.
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# It increases the (digestive) fire, creates bile and phlegm.
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# It is a light aphrodisiac which removes flatulence.
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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* Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu
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[[Category:Shabdakalpadrumah]]

Latest revision as of 23:13, 16 December 2016

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Illisah, IllIZaH, Illishah


Illīśaḥ is a type of fish.

Gender

Illīśaḥ is a masculine form.

Synonyms

  1. Vārikarpūraḥ
  2. Gāṅgeyaḥ
  3. Śapharādhipaḥ
  4. Jalatālaḥ[1]
  5. Ilīśaḥ
  6. Rājaśpharaḥ
  7. Jalatāpī[2]

Perspectives of Rishis

As per Rājavallabha and Rājanirghaṅṭa

They describe the characteristics of the fish as follows:

  1. It increases bile, phlegm and digestive fire.
  2. It is sweet and agreeable.

As per Bhāvaprakāśa

According to him:

  1. Illīśa is sweet, oily and bright.
  2. It increases the (digestive) fire, creates bile and phlegm.
  3. It is a light aphrodisiac which removes flatulence.

References

  1. As per Trikāṇḍaśeṣaḥ
  2. As per Śabdaratnāvalī
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu