The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Sri or Shri - diffusing light or radiance, lustre, splendour, glory, beauty, grace, loveliness


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śrī
Westergaard Dhatupatha links: 31.3
Whitney Roots links: SrI1
śrī 1 [p= 1098,2] [L=222857]
cf.śrā) cl.9 P. A1. ( Dha1tup. xxxi , 3) śrīáti , śrīīté (Gr. also pf. śiśrāya , śiśrīye ; aor. aśraiīt , aśreṣṭa &c ; for aśiśrayu » 2. abhi-śrī) , to mix , mingle , cook (cf. abhi- and ā-śrī) RV. TS. VS. Br.  ; 
(= √1.
śri) , to burn , flame , diffuse light RV. i , 68 , 1.
śrī 2 [L=222858]
(ifc.) mixing , mingling , mixed with
śrī 2 [L=222859]
mixing , cooking.
śrī 3 [p= 1098,3] [p= 1098,2] [L=222861]
(prob. to be connected with √1. śri and also with √1. śrī in the sense of " diffusing light or radiance " ; nom. śrī́s accord. to some also śrī) light , lustre , radiance , splendour , glory , beauty , grace , loveliness (śriyé and śriyaí , " for splendour or beauty " , " beauteously " , " gloriously " cf. śriyáse ; du. śriyau , " beauty and prosperity " ; śriya ātmajā , " sons of beauty " i.e. horses [cf. śrī-putra] ; śriya putrā , " goats with auspicious marks ") RV. &c
1098,3] [L=222862]
śriyā , " according to fortune or wealth ") , high rank , power , might , majesty , royal dignity (or " Royal dignity " personified ; śriyo bhāja , " possessors of dignity " , " people of high rank ") AV. &c

Vikr. iv , 13

of lak (as goddess of prosperity or beauty and wife of viṣṇu , produced at the churning of the ocean , also as daughter of bhgu and as mother of darpa) S3Br. &c

of sarasvatī (» -pañcamī)

su-śarman Katha1s.

Col.

L. " a lotus-flower ; intellect , understanding ; speech ; cloves ; Pinus Longifolia ; Aegle Marmelos ; a kind of drug = vddhi ; N. of a Buddhist goddess and of the mother of the 17th arhat ")
śrī 3 [L=222869]
N. of the fifth musical rāga (» rāga) Sam2gi1t.
śrī 3 [L=222870]
diffusing light or radiance , splendid , radiant , beautifying , adorning (ifc. ; » agni- , adhvara- , katra- , gaa- , jana-śrī &c ) RV. iv , 41 , 8. [The word śrī is frequently used as an honorific prefix (= " sacred " , " holy ") to the names of deities (e.g. śrī-durgā , śrī-rāma) , and may be repeated two , three , or even four times to express excessive veneration. (e.g. śrī-śrī-durgā &c ) ; it is also used as a respectful title (like " Reverend ") to the names of eminent persons as well as of celebrated works and sacred objects (e.g. śrī-jayadeva , śrībhāgavata) , and is often placed at the beginning or back of letters , manuscripts , important documents &c ; also before the words caraa and pāda " feet " , and even the end of personal names.]
(H1) (
(H2) mfn.
(H2B) f.
(H1) f.
[p= prosperity , welfare , good fortune , success , auspiciousness , wealth , treasure , riches (
[L=222863]symbol or insignia of royalty
[L=222864]N.
[L=222865]N.
[L=222866]of a daughter of king
[L=222867]of various metres
[L=222868](the following only in
(H1B) m.
(H1B) mfn.