Devasenapati, Devasenāpati: 5 definitions
Devasenapati 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति).—Is Skanda;1 anointed by all the Devas and their gaṇas;2 as Viṣṇu.3
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.
Languages of India and abroad
(-tiḥ) A name of Skanda. E. devasenā as above, and pati ruler; commander of the hosts of heaven.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति):—[=deva-senā-pati] [from deva-sena > deva] m., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.], Name of SkandaSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति):—[devasenā-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. Skanda.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Pati, Devasena.
Full-text: Murugan, Senapati, Karttikeya, Kumara.
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