Mahishvanta, Mahiṣvanta: 3 definitions
Mahishvanta 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 Mahiṣvanta can be transliterated into English as Mahisvanta or Mahishvanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Mahiṣvanta (महिष्वन्त):—[from mah] mfn. ([from] mahis, √1. mah?), refreshing, delighting, [Ṛg-veda vii, 68, 5] (others ‘great’; [Sāyaṇa] = ṛbīsa).
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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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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 7.68.5 < [Sukta 68]