Definition of Ribhus
1. Noun. One of three artisans of the Hindu gods.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ribhus
Literary usage of Ribhus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Hymns of the Rigveda by Ralph Thomas Hotchkin Griffith (1891)
"These words are used as plays upon the names of the ribhus, or as Professor Grassmann says, the verse may have been taken from a hymn addressed to the ..."
2. The Aitareya Brahmanam of the Rigveda: Containing the Earliest Speculations by Bombay (India : State). Educational Dept, Martin Haug (1863)
"He consented, and said (to Prajapati), " drink thou also, standing on both sides of the ribhus." Prajapati drank standing on both sides of them. ..."
3. Teutonic Mythology: Gods and Goddesses of the Northland by Viktor Rydberg, Rasmus Björn Anderson (1906)
"But some evil tongue persuaded the gods that the ribhus had said something derogatory of the goblet ... The gods then sent the fire-god Agni to the ribhus. ..."
4. Teutonic Mythology: Gods and Goddesses of the Northland by Viktor Rydberg, Rasmus Björn Anderson, James William Buel (1905)
"They are three in number, usually called the ribhus, but also Anns and Ayus, ... But some evil tongue persuaded the gods that the ribhus had said something ..."
5. The Cosmology of the Ṛigveda: An Essay by Henry White Wallis (1887)
"... and they are once said to have made heaven and earth.2 We have the names of three ribhus; but the varied character of their workings in the different ..."