Digvijaya, Dish-vijaya: 13 definitions

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Digvijaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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»] — Digvijaya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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.
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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Dig-vijaya.—used in Kannaḍa inscriptions in the sense of ‘going in state; going in a triumpal procession; making a state progress through one's dominions’ (Ep. Ind., Vol. V, p. 223, note 5; Vol. VI, p. 51, note 5). See vijaya. Note: dig-vijaya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Digvijaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

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

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Digvijaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Digvijaya (दिग्विजय).—m. conquest of the whole earth, [Hitopadeśa] 84, 10, M.M.

Digvijaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms diś and vijaya (विजय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Digvijaya (दिग्विजय).—[masculine] = digjaya.

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

1) Digvijaya (दिग्विजय):—[=dig-vijaya] [from dig > diś] m. = dig-jaya

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a section of the [Mahābhārata; ii, 983-1203] describing the victories of Yudhi-ṣṭhira

3) [v.s. ...] of a [work] by Śaṃkarācārya describing his controversial victories over various sects

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Digvijaya (दिग्विजय):—[dig-vijaya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Conquest.

[Sanskrit to German]

Digvijaya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Digvijaya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Digvijaya (ದಿಗ್ವಿಜಯ):—

1) [noun] a conquering of all or most of the countries situated around one’s country.

2) [noun] the triumphal march of a king over the country or countries of his rivals.

3) [noun] (sarc.) a great achievement.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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