Devarshinarada, Devarshi-narada, Devarṣinārada: 1 definition


Devarshinarada 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.

The Sanskrit term Devarṣinārada can be transliterated into English as Devarsinarada or Devarshinarada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Devarshinarada in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Devarsinārada?) (देवर्सिनारद?)).—The third avatār of Viṣṇu when he expounded the Sātvata Tantra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 3. 8; XI. 16. 14.
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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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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Devarshinarada in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Devarṣinārada (देवर्षिनारद) refers to “sage (ṛṣi) amongst the demigods (devas). Literally, nāra–‘God’, dā–‘giver’; a great devotee of Śrī Kṛṣṇa who spreads His glories throughout the universe”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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