Dvivida: 7 definitions
Dvivida 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Dvivida (द्विविद).—A monkey. He was a warrior in the army of Śrī Rāma.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Dvivida (द्विविद).—An Asura, and a friend of Kaṃsa; vanquished by Kṛṣṇa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa III. 3. 11; X. 2. 1; 36. 35; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 73. 99; Vāyu-purāṇa 98. 100.
1b) A Vānara friend of Naraka; a minister of Sugrīva and brother of Mainda; wanted to avenge his friend's death; went about destroying Ānartas and cities belonging to Kṛṣṇa and met Rāma at the Raivata hill. There he offended him by grinning, breaking his wine pot and insulting his fair companions. This resulted in battle in which after a bold stand Dvivida fell dead.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 67. 2-26; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 242. Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. Ch. 36 (whole).
1c) Mountain a hill in Krauñcadvīpa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 68.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-daḥ) The name of monkey, slain by Rama or Vishnu in that incarnation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvivida (द्विविद):—[=dvi-vida] [from dvi] m. Name of a monkey (slain by Viṣṇu, or an ally of Rāma and son of the Aśvins), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvivida (द्विविद):—[dvi-vida] (daḥ) 1. m. Name of a monkey slain by Rāma.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Dvivida (द्विविद):—(dvi + vida) m. Nomen proprium eines von Viṣṇu (Kṛṣṇa, Balarāma) besiegten Affen, der aber auch wieder als Bundesgenosse Rāma’s erscheint und wie Mainda ein Sohn der Aśvin ist, [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 220.] [Mahābhārata 2, 1122. 3, 16115. 16287. 5, 4405. fgg.] [Harivaṃśa 2360. 9802.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 16, 15. 4, 33, 12. 39, 30. 50, 6] (fälschlich vidha). [6, 4, 6. 6, 24. 24, 35. 32, 17.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 604. fg.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 3, 11.] dvividāri der Feind des Dv., Beiname Viṣṇu’s [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 221,] [Scholiast]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Dvivida (द्विविद):—m. Nomen proprium eines Affen.
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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Search found 13 books and stories containing Dvivida, Dvi-vida; (plurals include: Dvividas, vidas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 76 - The Prowess of Angada and Kumbha: Kumbha is slain < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 43 - The Conflict between the Monkeys and Titans < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 65 - The Leaders of the Monkeys < [Book 4 - Kishkindha-kanda]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)