Difference between revisions of "Illīśaḥ"

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==Perspectives of Rishis==
 
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===As per Rājavallabha and Rājanirghaṅṭa===
 
===As per Rājavallabha and Rājanirghaṅṭa===
They describe the charateristics  of this fish as follows “It increases bile, phlegm and digestive fire. It is sweet and agreeable”.
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They describe the characteristics of the fish as follows:<blockquote>“It increases bile, phlegm and digestive fire. It is sweet and agreeable”.</blockquote>
Bhāvaprakāśa says,
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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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===As per Bhāvaprakāśa===
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According to him: <blockquote>“illīśa is sweet, oily and bright. It increases the (digestive) fire, creates bile and phlegm, is a light aphrodisiac and removes flatulence”.</blockquote>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 07:46, 3 November 2014

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Illisah, IllIZaH, Illishah


Ilīśa 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:
“It increases bile, phlegm and digestive fire. It is sweet and agreeable”.

As per Bhāvaprakāśa

According to him:
“illīśa is sweet, oily and bright. It increases the (digestive) fire, creates bile and phlegm, is a light aphrodisiac and removes flatulence”.

References

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