Padmavyuha, Padmavyūha, Padma-vyuha: 6 definitions


Padmavyuha 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Shodhganga: Facts of society in the Manusamhita

Padmavyūha (पद्मव्यूह):—The array, in which the king is protected by the group of army drawn up in circles, within a compact square of soldiers is called the Padmavyūha.

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Padmavyuha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Padmavyūhā (पद्मव्यूहा).—name of a ‘Bodhisattva-dhāraṇī’: Mahāvyutpatti 753; padmavyūha-(m. or nt. ?)-dhāraṇī-: Gaṇḍavyūha 66.17.

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

Padmavyūha (पद्मव्यूह):—[=padma-vyūha] [from padma] m. Name of a Samādhi, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Padmavyuha 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»] — Padmavyuha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Padmavyūha (ಪದ್ಮವ್ಯೂಹ):—[noun] = ಪದ್ಮ - [padma -] 11.

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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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