Daityasena, Daityasenā: 4 definitions



Daityasena means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Daityasena in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Daityasenā (दैत्यसेना).—Sister of Devasenā, the wife of Subrahmaṇya. Keśi, an asura, married her. (For detailed story, see Devasenā).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Daityasena in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Daityasenā (दैत्यसेना):—[=daitya-senā] [from daitya > daiteya] f. Name of a daughter of Prajā-pati and sister of Deva-senā, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Daityasenā (दैत्यसेना):—(dai + senā) f. Nomen proprium einer Tochter Prajāpati’s und Schwester der Devasenā [Mahābhārata 3, 14257. fgg.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Daityasenā (दैत्यसेना):—f. Nomen proprium einer Tochter Prajāpati's.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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