རྒྱས་པ་

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རྒྱས་པ། (Wyl. rgyas pa ) Pron.: gyepa

  • Skt. विपुलम्, vipula, Pron.: vipula. From Sanskrit: prob. fr. | under | large, extensive, wide, great, thick, long (also of time), abundant, numerous, important, loud (as a noise), noble (as a race) | a respectable man | N. of a prince of the Sauvīras | of a pupil of Deva-śarman (who guarded the virtue of Ruci, his preceptor's wife, when tempted by Indra during her husband's absence) | of a son of Vasu-deva | of a mountain (either Meru or the Himālaya) [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW
  • Skt. पौष्टिकम्, pauṣṭika, Pron.: paushtika. From Sanskrit: fr. | relating to growth or welfare, nourishing, invigorating, furthering, promoting | with | a cloth worn during the ceremony of tonsure [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW
  • Skt. स्फीतः, sphīta, Pron.: sphita. From Sanskrit: swollen, enlarged | thriving, flourishing, successful, prosperous, rich, well off, abounding in, full of | or | heavy (with rain, as a cloud) | dense (as smoke) | much, abundant, many, numerous | cold | affected by hereditary disease [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW
  • Skt. व्यासः, vyāsa, Pron.: vyasa. From Sanskrit: severing, separation, division | a kind of drawl (as a fault in pronunciation) | extension, diffusion, prolixity, detailed account | and | in detail, at length, fully | width, breadth, the diameter of a circle | 'distributing, disjoining', N. of the Pada-pāṭha or 'disjoined text' | 'arranger, compiler', N. of a celebrated mythical sage and author (often called Veda-vyāsa and regarded as the original compiler and arranger of the Vedas, Vedānta-sūtras | he was the son of the sage Parāśara and Satyavatī, and half-brother of Vicitra-vīrya and Bhīshma | he was also called Vādarāyaṇa or Bādarāyaṇa, and Kṛishṇa from his dark complexion, and Dvaipāyana because he was brought forth by Satyavatī on a Dvīpa or island in the Jumnā | when grown up he retired to the wilderness to lead the life of a hermit, but at his mother's request returned to become the husband of Vicitra-vīrya's two childless widows, by whom he was the father of the blind Dhṛita-rāshṭra and of Pāṇḍu ; he was also the father of Vidura | a Brāhman who recites or expounds the Purāṇas in public | = | a bow weighing 100 Palas [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW