Devashruta, aka: Devaśruta, Deva-shruta; 3 Definition(s)


Devashruta 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 Devaśruta can be transliterated into English as Devasruta or Devashruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Devaśruta (देवश्रुत).—A son of Śukamuni. Śuka, the son of Vyāsa married Pīvarī, the beautiful daughter of the Pitṛs, and to them were born four sons, Kṛṣna, Gauraprabha, Bhūri and Devaśruta, and one daughter, Kīrti. (Devībhāgavata, Prathama Skandha).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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-English dictionary

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Devaśruta (देवश्रुत).—an epithet of

1) Viṣṇu.

2) Nārada.

3) a sacred treatise.

4) a god in general.

Derivable forms: devaśrutaḥ (देवश्रुतः).

Devaśruta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and śruta (श्रुत).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devaśruta (देवश्रुत).—m.

(-taḥ) A god. 2. A sacred treatise or branch of scripture. 3. A name of Narada. E. deva divine, and śruta heard.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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