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)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-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] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Devasenāpati (देवसेनापति):—und senāpriya m. Beiname Skanda's.
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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Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 34 - The Greatness of Śaktibheda Tīrtha < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 11 - Origin of Rājabhaṭṭāraka < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 4.5 - Puranic personalities (in the Tevaram) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]