Digishvara, aka: Digīśvarā, Digīśvara, Dish-ishvara; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Digīśvarā and Digīśvara can be transliterated into English as Digisvara or Digishvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Digīśvarā (दिगीश्वरा).—Lords of the quarters; present at Varuṇa's sacrifice.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 28.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Digīśvara (दिगीश्वर).—regent of a quarter; चतुर्दिगीशानवमत्य मानिनी (caturdigīśānavamatya māninī) Ku.5.53; see अष्टदिक्पाल (aṣṭadikpāla).

Derivable forms: digīśvaraḥ (दिगीश्वरः).

Digīśvara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms diś and īśvara (ईश्वर). See also (synonyms): digīśa.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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