Devisukta, Devīsūkta, Devi-sukta: 6 definitions



Devisukta 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त).—Utterance of, in dīkṣā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 43. 11.
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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»] — Devisukta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त).—a Sūkta addressed to Devī.

Derivable forms: devīsūktam (देवीसूक्तम्).

Devīsūkta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms devī and sūkta (सूक्त).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—(Ṛv. X, 125). Oxf. 298^b. 398^a. B. 1, 12. 14. Ben. 45. Haug. 44. Rādh. 27. Oudh. Xvi, 20. Xviii, 2. Xix, 12. Np. Viii, 50. X, 38.
—[commentary] L. 3173.
—[commentary] by Rāmānandatīrtha. Mentioned L. 1017.

2) Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त):—vaid. Oudh. Xx, 2. Xxi, 6. 14. Xxii, 24.
—[commentary] L. 4163.

3) Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त):—from the Rudrayāmala. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 88. Peters. 4, 42.

4) Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त):—in 8 verses, from the Ṛv. 10. 125. L.. 13.

5) Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त):—[tantric] Ak 987.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devīsūkta (देवीसूक्त):—[=devī-sūkta] [from devī > deva] n. Name of Stotra

[Sanskrit to German]

Devisukta in German

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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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