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# Śapharādhipaḥ
# Śapharādhipaḥ
# Jalatālaḥ<ref>As per Trikāṇḍaśeṣaḥ</ref>  
# Jalatālaḥ<ref>As per Trikāṇḍaśeṣaḥ</ref>  
# Ilīśaḥ
# [[Ilīśaḥ]]
# Rājaśpharaḥ  
# Rājaśpharaḥ  
# Jalatāpī<ref>As per Śabdaratnāvalī</ref>
# Jalatāpī<ref>As per Śabdaratnāvalī</ref>

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.


Illīśaḥ is a masculine form.


  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.


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