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तपस्

tápas [ tapas ]


n. warmth, heat ( pañca tapāṃsi, the 5 fires to which a devotee exposes himself in the hot season, viz. 4 fires lighted in the four quarters and the sun burning from above, Mn. vi, 23. R. BhP. iv. BrahmaP. Ragh. xiii, 41 ). RV. AV. VS. ŚāṅkhŚr.

pain, suffering, RV. vii, 82, 7

religious austerity, bodily mortification, penance, severe meditation, special observance ( e.g. ' sacred learning ' with Brāhmans, ' protection of subjects ' with Kshatriyas, ' giving alms to Brāhmans ' with Vaiśyas, ' service ' with Śūdras, and ' feeding upon herbs and roots ' with Ṛṣis, Mn. xi, 236 ), RV. ix, 113, 2.

x ( personified, 83, 2 f. & 101, 1, ' father of Manyu ' RAnukr. ) AV. etc.

( m., L. ) N. of a month intervening between winter and spring, VS. TS. i ŚBr. iv Suśr. Pāṇ. iv, 4, 128. Vārtt. 2 Pat. Śiś. vi, 63

the hot season, L. Sch.

= °po-loka, Vedântas. 120

the 9th lunar mansion ( dharma ), VarBṛ. i, 19, ix, 1 and 4

N. of a Kalpa period, VāvuP. i, 21, 27.




tápas-takṣa [ tapastakSa ]

m. ' destroying the power of religious austerity, ' Indra ( as disturbing the austerities of ascetics lest they should acquire too great power ), L.



tápas-taṅka [ tapastaGka ]

m. ' afraid of austerities, ' id. L.



tápas-tanu [ tapastanu ]

mfn. = °paḥ-kṛśa, AitĀr. v, 3, 2, 1.



tápas-tīrtha [ tapastIrtha ]

n. N. of a Tīrtha, W.



tápas-pati [ tapaspati ]

( táp° ), m. the lord of austerities, VS. v, 6 and 40. BhP. iv, 24, 14.



tápas-vat [ tapasvat ]

( táp° ), mfn. burning, hot, RV. vi, 5, 4. AV. v, 2, 8. ŚāṅkhŚr. iii, 19, 15

= °po-v° RV. x, 154, 4 f.



tápas-vín [ tapasvin ]

mfn. ( Pāṇ. v, 2, 102 ) distressed, wretched, poor , miserable, TS. v, 3, 3, 4 ( compar. -ví-tara ) R. ii f. Śak. Mālav. BhP. Sāh

practising austerities, ( m. ) an ascetic AV. xiii, 2, 25. Kāṭh. xx ( compar. ), xxiii ( superl. -vi-tama ) ŚBr. ( compar. ii ) etc.

m. a pauper, W.

= °paḥkara, L.

a kind of Karañja tree, L.

Nārada, L.

N. of a son of Manu Cākshusha, Hariv. 71

of a Ṛṣi of the 12th Manv-antara, 482. BhP. viii, 13, 29. VP.

( inī ), f. a female devotee, poor wretched woman, Nal. R. iii, 2, 7. Śak. Daś

Nardostachys Jaṭā-māṃsī, L.

Helleborus niger, L.

= mahāśrāvaṇikā, Bhpr.

°svi-kanyakā or °nyā, f. the daughter of an ascetic, Śak. i, 15/16 and 24

-tā, f. devout austerity, MBh. xiii, 2896. Śatr

-pattra m. Artemisia, L.

°svîṣṭā f. Prosopis spicigera, Gal.