Devasenapati, Devasenāpati: 5 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति).—Is Skanda;1 anointed by all the Devas and their gaṇas;2 as Viṣṇu.3

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 10. 50; 73. 110.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 39. 33; 72. 49.
  • 3) Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 8. 28.
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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»] — Devasenapati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति).—m.

(-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 Skanda

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति):—[devasenā-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. Skanda.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति):—und senāpriya m. Beiname Skanda'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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