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==Perspectives of Rishis==
 
==Perspectives of Rishis==
 
===As per Rājavallabha and Rājanirghaṅṭa===
 
===As per Rājavallabha and Rājanirghaṅṭa===
They describe the characteristics of the fish as follows:<blockquote>“It increases bile, phlegm and digestive fire. It is sweet and agreeable”.</blockquote>
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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.
  
 
===As per Bhāvaprakāśa===
 
===As per Bhāvaprakāśa===
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>
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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.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 07:50, 3 November 2014

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