Divyadarshana, Divyadarśana: 3 definitions


Divyadarshana 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 Divyadarśana can be transliterated into English as Divyadarsana or Divyadarshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Divyadarshana in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Divyadarśana (दिव्यदर्शन) refers to “divine vision”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.9.—Accordingly, as Sage Nārada said to Brahmā:—“O Brahmā, O dear one, O foremost among the devotees of Śiva, O intelligent one, taking pity on me you have narrated a wonderful story to me and have increased my pleasure thereby. O Brahmā, when I, of divine vision [i.e., divyadarśana], had gone to my abode what happened thereafter? Please tell me now”.

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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»] — Divyadarshana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Divyadarśana (दिव्यदर्शन).—[adjective] of a divine aspect.

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

Divyadarśana (दिव्यदर्शन):—[=divya-darśana] [from divya > div] mfn. of a divine aspect, [Mahābhārata iii, 17075.]

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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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