naimiṣa नैमिष

Definition: नैमिष a. (-षी f.) Lasting for a 'nimiṣa' or twinkling, momentary, transient. -षम् Name of a sacred forest celebrated as the residence of certain sages to whom Sauti related the Mahābhārata; शिश्रिये श्रुतवतामपश्चिमः पश्चिमे वयसि नैमिषं वशी R.19.1; (the name is thus derived:-- यतस्तु निमिषेणेदं निहतं दानवं बलम् । अरण्ये$स्मिंस्ततस्तेन नैमिषारण्यसंज्ञितम् ॥).नैमिषीयः naimiṣīyḥ नैमिषेयः naimiṣēyḥनैमिषीयः नैमिषेयः An inhabitant of the forest, called Naimiṣa; सह नैमिषीयाणामुद्गाता बभूव Ch. Up.1.2.13.


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