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vīrá [ vIra ]


m. a man, ( esp. ) a brave or eminent man, hero, chief ( sometimes applied to gods, as to Indra, Viṣṇu etc.

pl. men, people, mankind, followers, retainers ) RV. etc.

a hero ( as opp. to a god ) RTL. 272, n.

a husband MBh. R. Pur.

a male child, son ( collect. male progeny ) RV. AV. Br. GṛŚrS.

( collect. male progeny ) RV. AV. Br. GṛŚrS.

the male of an animal AV. ŚāṅkhŚr.

( with, Tāntrikas ) an adept ( who is between the divya and the paśu RTL. 191 ) Rudray

( in dram. ) heroism ( as one of the 8 Rasas [ q.v. ]

the Vīra-carita [ q.v. ] exhibits an example ) Bhar. Daśar. Sāh. etc.

an actor W.

a partic. Agni ( son of Tapas ) MBh.

fire, ( esp. ) sacred or sacrificial fire L.

N. of various plants ( Terminalia Arunja

Nerium Odorum

Guilandina Bonduc, manioc-√ ) L.

N. of an Asura MBh.

of a son of Dhṛta-rāshṭra ib.

of a son of Bharad-vāja ib.

of a son of Purusha Vairāja and father of Priya-vrata and Uttāna-pāda Hariv.

of a son of Gṛñjima ib.

of two sons of Kṛshṇa BhP.

of a son of Kshupa and father of Viviṃśa MārkP.

of the father of Līlāvatī ib.

of a teacher of Vinaya Buddh.

of the last Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇi L.

( also with bhaṭṭa, ācārya etc. ) of various authors etc. Cat.

( pl. ) of a class of gods under Manu Tāmasa BhP.

( ā ), f. a wife, matron ( whose husband and sons are still alive ) L.

an intoxicating beverage ib.

N. of various plants and drugs ( Flacourtia Cataphracta

Convolvulus Paniculatus

Gmelina Arborea

the drug Ela-vāluka etc. ) L.

( in music ) a partic. Śruti Saṃgīt

N. of the wife of Bharad-vāja L.

of the wife of Karaṃ-dhama MārkP.

of a river MBh. ( B. vāṇī )

n. ( only L. ) a reed ( Arundo Tibialis )

the root of ginger ( ? )

pepper

rice-gruel

the root of Costus Speciosus, of Andropogon Muricatus etc. [ 1005 , 3 ]

mf ( ā ) n. heroic, powerful, strong, excellent, eminent L. [ Cf. Lat. vir ; Lith. vy4ras ; Goth. wair ; Angl. Sax. w‰r, w‰re-wulf ; Eng. werewolf ; Germ. Werwolf, Wergeld. ]




vīrá-karā [ vIrakarA ]

f. ' hero-forming ', N. of a river MBh. ( B. vīraṃ-k° )



vīrá-kárma [ vIrakarma ]

n. ' performing virile acts ', the membrum virile RV.



vīrá-karman [ vIrakarman ]

n. manly deed Nir



vīrá-kāṭī [ vIrakATI ]

f. N. of a village Kṣitîś



vīrá-kāma [ vIrakAma ]

mfn. desirous of male offspring ŚāṅkhBr. ŚrS.



vīrá-kīṭa [ vIrakITa ]

m. ' worm of a hero ', a pitiful warrior MW.



vīrá-kukṣi [ vIrakukSi ]

( vīrá- ), f. ( a woman ) bearing sons in the womb RV.



vīrá-ketu [ vIraketu ]

m. N. of a man with the patr. Pāñcāla-putra MBh.

of a king of Ayodhyā Kathās

of a king of Pāṭalī Daś



vīrá-kesarin [ vIrakesarin ]

( or -keś° ), m. N. of a king Cat.



vīrá-kṣurikā [ vIrakSurikA ]

f. a dagger Kathās



vīrá-gati [ vIragati ]

f. ' a hero's resort ', Indra's heaven MBh. BhP.



vīrá-gotra [ vIragotra ]

n. a family of heroes MārkP.



vīrá-goṣṭhi [ vIragoSThi ]

f. conversation between heroes Hcar.



vīrá-ghnī [ vIraghnI ]

See vīra-han



vīrá-ṃ-karā [ vIraMkarA ]

See vīra-k°



vīrá-cakra [ vIracakra ]

n. ( with Tāntrikas ) N. of a mystic diagram RTL. 196

an army of heroes ( See next )

°krêśvara m. lord of an army of heroes ', N. of Viṣṇu Pañcar.



vīrá-cakṣuṣmat [ vIracakSuSmat ]

mfn. having the eye of a hero ( said of Viṣṇu ) R.



vīrá-carita [ vIracarita ]

or n. ' exploits of the hero ', N. of a celebrated drama by Bhava-bhūti ( = mahāvīra-carita, q.v. ) and of a legendary history of Śāli-vāhana



vīrá-caritra [ vIracaritra ]

n. ' exploits of the hero ', N. of a celebrated drama by Bhava-bhūti ( = mahāvīra-carita, q.v. ) and of a legendary history of Śāli-vāhana



vīrá-carya [ vIracarya ]

m. N. of a king Buddh.

( ā ), f. the deeds of a hero, adventurous exploits Kathās. Rājat



vīrá-cintāmaṇi [ vIracintAmaNi ]

m. N. of an extract from the Śārṅgadhara Paddhati



vīrá-jánana [ vIrajanana ]

mfn. generating hero MaitrS.



vīrá-jayantikā [ vIrajayantikA ]

f. a kind of dance performed by soldiers after a victory or on going to battle, war-dance, war, battle L.



vīrá-jāta [ vIrajAta ]

( vīrá- ), mfn. ( wealth ) consisting in men or sons RV.



vīrá-jita [ vIrajita ]

m. N. of a man Kathās



vīrá-taṇḍula [ vIrataNDula ]

n. Amaranthus Polygonoides L.



vīrá-tantra [ vIratantra ]

n. N. of a Tantra wk. ( also -yāmala ) RTL. 204



vīrá-tama [ vIratama ]

( vīrá- ), m. ( ifc. f. ā ) a very strong or powerful man, an eminent hero RV. AV. MBh.



vīrá-tara [ vIratara ]

( vīrá- ), mfn. stronger, bolder

m. a great or a greater hero RV. MBh.

an arrow L.

a corpse ( ? ) L.

n. = vīraṇa, Andropogon Muricatus

°râsana n. a partic. posture L.



vīrá-taru [ vIrataru ]

m. N. of various trees and other plants ( Pentaptera Arjuna

Andropogon Muricatus, Barleria Longifolia etc. ) L.



vīrá-tā [ vIratA ]

( vīrá- ), f. or n. heroism, manliness VS. MBh. etc.



vīrá-tva [ vIratva ]

n. heroism, manliness VS. MBh. etc.



vīrá-tāpinyupaniṣad [ vIratApinyupaniSad ]

f. N. of an Upanishad



vīrá-tṛṇa [ vIratRNa ]

n. Andropogon, Muricatus L.



vīrá-datta [ vIradatta ]

m. N. of a poet

-gṛhapati-paripṛcchā f. N. of wk.



vīrá-dāman [ vIradAman ]

m. N. of a king, Inscr.



vīrá-deya [ vIradeya ]

w.r. for vaira-d°



vīrá-deva [ vIradeva ]

m. N. of various men Kathās. Rājat

of a poet Cat.



vīrá-dyumna [ vIradyumna ]

m. N. of a king MBh.



vīrá-dru [ vIradru ]

m. Terminalia Arunja L.



vīrá-dhanvan [ vIradhanvan ]

m. ' having a powerful bow ', N. of Kāma-deva ( god of love ) L.



vīrá-dhara [ vIradhara ]

m. N. of a wheelwright Pañcat



vīrá-nagara [ vIranagara ]

n. N. of a town VP.



vīrá-nātha [ vIranAtha ]

m. N. of a man Rājat

mf ( ā ) n. having a hero as protector R.



vīrá-nārāyaṇa [ vIranArAyaNa ]

m. N. of a king and a poet Cat.

-carita n. and °yaṇīya n. N. of wks.



vīrá-ṃ-dhara [ vIraMdhara ]

m. ( only L. ) a peacock

fighting with wild beasts

a leather cuirass or jacket

N. of a river



vīrá-paṭṭa [ vIrapaTTa ]

m. a kind of military dress or accoutrement ( worn round the forehead ) Rājat



vīrá-pattrī [ vIrapattrI ]

f. a kind of bulbous plant L.



vīrá-patnī [ vIrapatnI ]

( vīrá- ), f. the wife of a hero RV. MBh. etc.

-vrata n. a partic. observance Hariv. Kāv. Pur.



vīrá-parākrama [ vIraparAkrama ]

m. N. of two wks.



vīrá-parṇa [ vIraparNa ]

n. a partic. drug ( = suraparṇa ) L.



vīrá-pāṇa [ vIrapANa ]

or n. the drink of warriors or heroes ( taken before or during a battle, for refreshment or to raise the courage ) L.



vīrá-pāṇaka [ vIrapANaka ]

n. the drink of warriors or heroes ( taken before or during a battle, for refreshment or to raise the courage ) L.



vīrá-pāṇḍya [ vIrapANDya ]

m. N. of a king Cat.



vīrá-pāna [ vIrapAna ]

n. = -pāṇa R.



vīrá-pura [ vIrapura ]

n. N. of a town in the district of Kānyakubja Hit.

of a mythical town in the Him^alaya mountains Kathās



vīrá-puruṣa [ vIrapuruSa ]

m. ( ifc. f. ā ) a heroic man, hero R. Hariv. etc. ( cf. Pāṇ. 2-1, 58 Sch. )

°ṣaka mfn. ( a village ) the men of which are heroes Pat.



vīrá-puṣpa [ vIrapuSpa ]

m. a kind of plant L.

( ī ), f. = siṅdūra-puṣpī L.



vīrá-peśas [ vIrapezas ]

( vīrá- ), m. forming the ornament of heroes RV.



vīrá-poṣí [ vIrapoSi ]

m. thriving or prosperous condition of men or of sons AV.



vīrá-prajāyinī [ vIraprajAyinI ]

( MBh. ),



vīrá-prajāvatī [ vIraprajAvatI ]

( MārkP. ), f. the mother of a hero



vīrá-prabha [ vIraprabha ]

m. N. of a man Kathās



vīrá-pramokṣa [ vIrapramokSa ]

N. of a Tīrtha MBh.



vīrá-prasavā [ vIraprasavA ]

( Kum. ),



vīrá-prasavinī [ vIraprasavinI ]

( Mcar. ),



vīrá-prasū [ vIraprasU ]

( Bālar. ), f. a woman who brings forth heroes



vīrá-bali [ vIrabali ]

m. N. of wk.



vīrá-bāhu [ vIrabAhu ]

m. ' strong-armed ', N. of Viṣṇu L.

of one of the sons of Dhṛta-rāshṭra and various kings and other men MBh.

of a monkey R.



vīrá-bukka [ vIrabukka ]

m. N. of the founder of Vidyā-nagara BhP., Introd. ( See bukka ) .



vīrá-bhaṭa [ vIrabhaTa ]

m. a warrior, hero Daś

N. of a king of Tāmra-lipta Kathās



vīrá-bhadra [ vIrabhadra ]

m. a distinguished hero L.

a horse fit for the Aśva-medha sacrifice L.

Andropogon Muricatus L.

N. of a Rudra Yājñ. Sch.

of an incarnation or form of Śiva ( sometimes regarded as his son , and worshipped esp. in the Marāṭha country

in the Vāyu-Purāṇa he is said to have been created from Śiva's mouth in order to spoil the sacrifice of Daksha, and is described as having a thousand heads, a thousand eyes, a thousand feet, and wielding a thousand clubs

his appearance is fierce and terrific, he is clothed in a tiger's skin dripping with blood, and he bears a blazing bow and battle-axe

in another Purāṇa he is described as produced from a drop of Śiva's sweat ) MBh. Pur. Kathās. etc. ( RTL. 79 ; 82 )

of a warrior on the side of the Pāṇḍavas MBh.

of a king and various authors Cat.

-kālikā-vacana n. N. of a ch. of the Vīra-bhadra-tantra

-campū f. N. of a poem

-jit m. ' conqueror of Vīra ', N. of Viṣṇu Pañcar.

-tantra n. N. of a Tantra

-deva m. N. of a king and author ( 16th century

-campū f. N. of a poem written in his praise )

-mantra m. -vijaya m. N. of wks.

-vijṛmbhaṇa n. N. of a drama Daśar., Introd.

-sutā f. a daughter of Vīra-bhadra

-stotra n. N. of a Stotra



vīrá-bhadraka [ vIrabhadraka ]

n. Andropogon Muricatus L.



vīrá-bhavat [ vIrabhavat ]

m. ' your heroic worship ' ( in reverential address ) Kathās



vīrá-bhānu [ vIrabhAnu ]

m. N. of a king and an author Cat.



vīrá-bhāryā [ vIrabhAryA ]

f. the wife of a hero L.



vīrá-bhāva [ vIrabhAva ]

m. heroic nature, heroism, Veṇis



vīrá-bhukti [ vIrabhukti ]

f. N. of a place Cat. ( prob. for tīra- bhukti )



vīrá-bhuja [ vIrabhuja ]

m. N. of two kings Kathās



vīrá-bhūpati [ vIrabhUpati ]

m. N. of a king of Vijaya-nagara ( patron of Cauṇḍapp^acārya ) Cat.



vīrá-matī [ vIramatI ]

f. N. of a woman HPariś



vīrá-matsya [ vIramatsya ]

m. pl. N. of a people R.



vīrá-maya [ vIramaya ]

mf ( ī ) n. ( with Tāntrikas ) relating or belonging to an initiated person L.



vīrá-mardana [ vIramardana ]

m. N. of a Dānava Hariv.



vīrá-mardanaka [ vIramardanaka ]

w.r. for mardalaka



vīrá-mardala [ vIramardala ]

or m. a war-drum L.



vīrá-mardalaka [ vIramardalaka ]

m. a war-drum L.



vīrá-malla [ vIramalla ]

m. N. of a man Cat.



vīrá-mahêśvara [ vIramahezvara ]

m. ( with ācārya ) N. of an author ib.

°râcāra-saṃgraha m. °rīya and °rīya-tantra n. N. of wks.



vīrá-māṇikya [ vIramANikya ]

m. N. of a king Prasannar



vīrá-mātṛ [ vIramAtR ]

f. the mother of a male child or of a hero MBh. BhP.



vīrá-mānin [ vIramAnin ]

mfn. thinking one's self a hero Kathās

m. N. of a hero Vcar.



vīrá-mārga [ vIramArga ]

m. the course or career of a hero MBh. Hariv.



vīrá-māhendra-kāṇḍa [ vIramAhendrakANDa ]

n. N. of wk.



vīrá-mitrôdaya [ vIramitrodaya ]

m. N. of a short Comm. on the Mit^aksharā IW. 304



vīrá-miśra [ vIramizra ]

m. N. of the author of the Vīra-mitr^odaya ( commonly called Mitra-miśra ) Cat.



vīrá-mukunda-deva [ vIramukundadeva ]

m. N. of a king of Utkala ( the patron of Mārkaṇḍeya-kav^indra ) ib.



vīrá-mudrikā [ vIramudrikA ]

f. an ornament or ring worn on the middle toe W.



vīrá-m-manya [ vIrammanya ]

mfn. = vīra-manya Bālar. Prasannar



vīrá-yoga-vaha [ vIrayogavaha ]

mfn. promoting men or heroes MBh. xiii, 6526



vīrá-yoga-saha [ vIrayogasaha ]

mfn. resisting men or heroes ib. ( B. )



vīrá-rajas [ vIrarajas ]

n. red lead, minium ( = sindūra ) L.



vīrá-ratha [ vIraratha ]

m. N. of a king VP.



vīrá-rasa [ vIrarasa ]

m. the Rasa of heroism ( See rasa ) MW.



vīrá-rāghava [ vIrarAghava ]

m. N. of various authors and teachers ( also with ācārya and śāstrin ) Cat.

-stava m. N. of wk.

°vīya n. N. of a poem ( abridgment of the Rām^ayaṇa )



vīrá-reṇu [ vIrareNu ]

m. N. of Bhīma-sena L.



vīrá-lalita [ vIralalita ]

n. a hero's natural way of acting VarBṛS.

N. of a metre ib.



vīrá-loka [ vIraloka ]

m. ' hero-world ', Indra's heaven MBh. R.

pl. brave warriors or champions, heroes MBh.



vīrá-vakṣaṇa [ vIravakSaNa ]

( vīrá- ), mfn. strengthening or refreshing heroes RV.



vīrá-vat [ vIravat ]

( vīrá- ), mfn. abounding in men or heroes, having followers or sons RV.

consisting in men ( as wealth or property ) ib.

manly, heroic ib.

( atī ), f. a woman whose husband is living BhP.

a partic. fragrant plant ( = māṃsa-rohiṇī ) Bhpr.

N. of a river MBh.

of a woman Kathās

n. wealth consisting in men or sons RV.



vīrá-vatsā [ vIravatsA ]

f. the mother of a hero L.



vīrá-vara [ vIravara ]

m. ' best of heroes ', N. of various men Kathās. Hit.

-pratāpa m. N. of a king Cat.



vīrá-varman [ vIravarman ]

m. N. of various men Inscr.



vīrá-váh [ vIravah ]

( strong form vā'h ), mfn. conveying men RV.



vīrá-vākya [ vIravAkya ]

n. a heroic word MārkP.

-maya mf ( ī ) n. consisting in heroic words Kathās



vīrá-vāda [ vIravAda ]

m. heroic fame, glory Mcar.



vīrá-vāmana [ vIravAmana ]

m. N. of an author Cat.



vīrá-vikrama [ vIravikrama ]

m. ( in music ) a kind of measure Saṃgīt

N. of a king Hit.



vīrá-vijaya [ vIravijaya ]

m. N. of a drama



vīrá-víd [ vIravid ]

mfn. procuring men or heroes AV.



vīrá-viplāvaka [ vIraviplAvaka ]

m. ' disturber of the sacrificial fire ', a Brāhman who performs oblations with money procured from the lowest or Śūdra caste L.



vīrá-viruda [ vIraviruda ]

N. of a kind of artificial verse L. ( cf. śūra-śloka )



vīrá-vṛkṣa [ vIravRkSa ]

m. the marking-nut plant, Semecarpus Anacardium Bhpr.

Pentaptera or Terminalia Arunja L.

a sort of grain, Andropogon or Holcus Sorghum L.



vīrá-vṛndabhaṭṭa [ vIravRndabhaTTa ]

m. N. of a medical author Cat.



vīrá-vetasa [ vIravetasa ]

m. Rumex Vesicarius L.



vīrá-vyūha [ vIravyUha ]

m. an heroic or bold military array R.



vīrá-vrata [ vIravrata ]

mfn. acting like a man, adhering to one's purpose BhP.

m. N. of a man ( son of Madhu and Sumanas ) ib.

n. heroism Bālar

-caryā f. heroic duty or deed ib.



vīrá-śaṅku [ vIrazaGku ]

m. an arrow L.



vīrá-śaya [ vIrazaya ]

m. ( BhP. ),



vīrá-śayana [ vIrazayana ]

n. ( MBh. ) the couch or a dead or wounded hero ( formed of arrows )



vīrá-śayyā [ vIrazayyA ]

f. id. MBh. Rājat. BhP.

a partic. posture MBh. ( cf. vīra-sthāna )



vīrá-śarman [ vIrazarman ]

m. N. of a warrior Kathās



vīrá-śāka [ vIrazAka ]

m. a kind of pot-herb L.



vīrá-śāyin [ vIrazAyin ]

mfn. lying as a dead or wounded warrior on a couch of arrows ( cf. -śaya etc. ) MBh.



vīrá-śuṣma [ vIrazuSma ]

( vīrá- ), mfn. having heroic strength or courage RV.



vīrá-śekhara [ vIrazekhara ]

m. N. of a Vidyā-dhara Daś



vīrá-śaiva [ vIrazaiva ]

m. pl. a partic. Śaiva sect W.

N. of wk. by Appaya Dīkshita

-tattva-vivaraṇa n. -dikṣā-vidhāna n. -pūrāṇa n. -pradīpikā f. -liṅgârcana-vidhi m. -siddhânta m. -siddhânta-śikhāmaṇi, m.

°vâgama m. °vâcāra-pradīpikā f. °vânanda-candrikā f. °vâmṛta-purāṇa n. °vôtkarṣa-pradīpa m. N. of wks.



vīrá-śrī [ vIrazrI ]

f. ( in music ) a kind of composition Saṃgīt



vīrá-śreṣṭha [ vIrazreSTha ]

m. a matchless hero MBh.



vīrá-samanvita [ vIrasamanvita ]

mfn. attended or accompanied by heroes



vīrá-sarasvatī [ vIrasarasvatI ]

m. N. of a poet Cat.



vīrá-siṃha [ vIrasiMha ]

m. N. of various kings and authors Cat.

-deva m. N. of the patron of Mitra-miśra ib.

-mitrôdaye saṃskāra-prakaraṇa n. -śivêndra-pūjā-kārikā , f. N. of wk.

°hâvaloka m. ( or °kana n. ) N. of wks.



vīrá-sū [ vIrasU ]

f. ' hero-bearing ', the mother of a hero ( - tva n. ) RV. etc.

the mother of a male child L.



vīrá-sena [ vIrasena ]

m. ' having an army of heroes ', N. of a Dānava Kathās

of a king of Nishadha ( father of Nala ) MBh. Kāv. etc.

of a king of Siṃhala Kathās

of a king of Murala Daś

of a king of Kānyakubja Hit.

of a king of Kaliṅga ( the murderer of his brother ) Vās., Introd.

of a general of Agni-mitra Mālav

of a son of Vigat^aśoka Buddh.

of an author Cat.

n. N. of a partic. plant ( = āruka ) L.

-ja or -suta m. ' son of Vīra-sena ', N. of Nala ( the hero of several well-known poems, e.g. the Nalôp^akhyāna, Naishadha , Nalôdaya ) MBh. Kāv. etc.



vīrá-sainya [ vIrasainya ]

n. garlic W.



vīrá-soma [ vIrasoma ]

m. N. of the author of the Hasti-vaidyaka Cat. ( others call him Vīra-sena )



vīrá-skandha [ vIraskandha ]

m. ' having powerful shoulders ', a buffalo W.



vīrá-sthá [ vIrastha ]

mfn. abiding with a man MaitrS.



vīrá-sthāna [ vIrasthAna ]

n. place or condition of a hero ṢaḍvBr.

a partic. posture ( practised by ascetics ) MBh. ( cf. vīrâsana )

N. of a place sacred to Śiva MBh.



vīrá-sthāyin [ vIrasthAyin ]

mfn. practising the Vīrasthāna posture MBh.



vīrá-snākā [ vIrasnAkA ]

( ? ), f. a stand for books etc. made of reeds or cane L.



vīrá-svāmin [ vIrasvAmin ]

m. N. of a Dānava Kathās

( with bhaṭṭa ) of the father of Medh^atithi Cat.



vīrá-haṇa [ vIrahaNa ]

mf ( ī ) n. hero-killing MW. ( cf. -han )



vīrá-hatyā [ vIrahatyA ]

f. the killing of a man, murder of a son Mn. xi, 41



vīrá-hán [ vIrahan ]

mf ( ghnī' or haṇī ) n. slaying men or enemies TS. Br. MBh. R.

m. destroyer of sacrificial fire, a Brāhman who has suffered his sacred domestic fire to become extinct ( either from carelessness, impiety, or absence ) Vas

N. of Viṣṇu MW.



vīrá-hari-pralāpa [ vIraharipralApa ]

m. N. of a poem



vīrá-hotra [ vIrahotra ]

m. pl. N. of a people MārkP.



vīrâkṣara-mālā-viruda [ vIrAkSaramAlAviruda ]

n. N. of an artificial stanza in the Panegyric called Virud^avalī ( in which the qualities of the hero are enumerated singly in alphabetical order ) Cat.



vīrâkhya [ vIrAkhya ]

m. Guilandina Bonduc L.



vīrâgama [ vIrAgama ]

n. ( ? ) N. of wk.



vīrâcārya [ vIrAcArya ]

m. N. of an author Gaṇar



vīrâdhvan [ vIrAdhvan ]

m. = vīra-mārga MBh.

an heroic death VP.



vīrânanda [ vIrAnanda ]

m. N. of a drama



vīrā-pura [ vIrApura ]

n. N. of a town Cat.



vīrâmla [ vIrAmla ]

m. a kind of dock or sorrel ( = amla-vetasa ) L.



vīrâruka [ vIrAruka ]

n. a medicinal plant ( = āruka ) L.



vīrâśaṃsana [ vIrAzaMsana ]

n. ' place wished for by heroes ', the post of danger in battle L.

a field of battle Śiś. xix, 79 ( v.l. vairāś° )

keeping watch W.

a forlorn hope MW.



vīrâṣṭaka [ vIrASTaka ]

m. ' consisting of eight men ', N. of one of Skanda's attendants. MBh.



vīrâsana [ vIrAsana ]

n. ' hero-sitting ' W.

sleeping out in the open air, the station of a guard or sentinel BhP. Sch.

standing on an elevated spot ( = ūrdhvâvasthāna ) ib.

a bivouac W.

a partic. sitting posture practised by ascetics ( squatting on the thighs, the lower legs being crossed over each other, = paryaṅka, q.v. ; also 1. āsana, p. 159 ). Mn. MBh. etc.

a field of battle W.

kneeling on one knee W.



vīrêndra [ vIrendra ]

m. a chief of heroes Kathās

( ī ), f. N. of a yoginī Inscr.



vīrêśa [ vIreza ]

m. ' chief of heroes ', N. of Śiva or Vīra- bhadra L.

one who is emancipated in a certain degree Sarvad.

n. a Liṅga, of Śiva Vīr^eśa L.



vīrêśvara [ vIrezvara ]

m. ' chief of heroes ', N. of Śiva or Vīra-bhadra KāśīKh.

N. of various authors etc. ( also with bhaṭṭa, paṇḍita, ṭhakkura, dīkṣita, maudgalya etc. ) Cat.

any great hero W.

-liṅga n. N. of a sacred Liṅga ( = vīrêśa n. )

-sūnu m. N. of an author Cat.

-stotra n. N. of a Stotra ib.

°rânanda m. N. of an author ib.



vīrôjjha [ vIrojjha ]

m. a Brāhman who omits to offer burnt offerings or neglects his sacrificial fire L.



vīrôpajīvaka [ vIropajIvaka ]

m. ' subsisting by a sacrificial fire ', a Brāhman who claims alms under pretence of maintaining a sacrificial fire L.