Ishvarasena, Īśvarasena: 2 definitions


Ishvarasena means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Īśvarasena can be transliterated into English as Isvarasena or Ishvarasena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Ishvarasena (660-580 BCE) was a Buddhist scholar of the 7th century BCE. He taught Nyaya to Dharmakirti.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Īśvarasena (ईश्वरसेन):—[=īśvara-sena] [from īśvara > īś] m. Name of a king, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

context information

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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