Digvijaya, aka: Dish-vijaya; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Digvijaya (दिग्विजय).—Conquest of the quarters; of Sagara;1 of Ila.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 49. 47; 52. 41.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 11. 43.
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

Marathi-English dictionary

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digvijaya (दिग्विजय).—m (S) Overcoming the eight quarters; universal conquest. Hence 2 A course of wild, mad, riotous proceedings. Ex. tyā pōrānēṃ di0 māṇḍalā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

digvijaya (दिग्विजय).—m Universal conquest. A course of wild, mad, riotous proceedings.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Digvijaya (दिग्विजय).—'conquest of the directions, the conquest of various countries in all directions, conquest of the world; सुनिश्चितपुरं चक्रे दिग्जये कृतनिश्चयः (suniścitapuraṃ cakre digjaye kṛtaniścayaḥ) Rāj. T. 4.183; स दिग्विजयमव्याजवीरः स्मरः इवाकरोत् (sa digvijayamavyājavīraḥ smaraḥ ivākarot) Vikr.4.1.

Derivable forms: digvijayaḥ (दिग्विजयः).

Digvijaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms diś and vijaya (विजय). See also (synonyms): digjaya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Digvijaya (दिग्विजय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Subjugation of an extensive country, either in arms or controversy. E. diś, and vijaya triumph.

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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