From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Paryanka, ParyaJka, Paryayka

Paryañka though literally means a cot for sleeping, it also denotes the following:

  1. Several types of furniture like thrones and chairs
  2. Ornaments like crowns, bangles and necklaces
  3. Household articles


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore