Vajravishkambha, Vajraviṣkambha: 3 definitions
Vajravishkambha 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 Vajraviṣkambha can be transliterated into English as Vajraviskambha or Vajravishkambha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Vajraviṣkambha (वज्रविष्कम्भ).—A child of Garuḍa. (Mahābhārata, Udyoga Parva, Chapter 101, Stanza 10).
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Vajraviṣkambha (वज्रविष्कम्भ):—[=vajra-viṣkambha] [from vajra > vaj] m. Name of a son of Garuḍa, [Mahābhārata]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Vishkambha, Vajra.
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
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