Vidravita, Vidrāvita, Vidrāvitā: 8 definitions


Vidravita 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Vidravita in Shaivism glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Vidrāvitā (विद्राविता) refers to “(being) liquefied”, according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī (KSTS vol. 65, 348, commentary on Īśvarapratyabhijñākārikā III.2.19).—Accordingly, “In the [process of] transmutation by the “one taste” that is [the fundamental] “I,” when, (B):—[...] or when [objectivity] is completely destroyed or ‘liquefied’ (vidrāvitā)—i.e. in the state Beyond the Fourth, the level of Goddess-consciousness, as it were—according to the maxim of liquid mercury thoroughly digesting the remaining ‘gold,’ i.e. the power of the impression(s) of that [objectivity], which [now] have the appearance of gold [i.e., radiant and soft] due to having been thoroughly penetrated by the innate form of that [‘I’/rasa], [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Universität Wien: Sudarśana's Worship at the Royal Court According to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā

Vidrāvita (विद्रावित) refers to “driving away” (the army of a king), according to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā, belonging to the Pāñcarātra tradition which deals with theology, rituals, iconography, narrative mythology and others.—Accordingly, “When kings are overpowered by enemies with an army (or: by strong enemies), when cities are burnt down and the Kings’ army is driven away (vidrāvitarājñāṃ vidrāvite bale), when people in various districts do not have access to food [and other goods] — if the kingdom is thus oppressed by the enemies’ army, oh Great Sage, and if in this inadequate situation the King’s enemies are unimpeded, he should have a sixteen-armed Sudarśana constructed [and properly installed, for his power is] without obstacles”.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vidravita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidrāvita (विद्रावित).—a.

1) Put to flight, routed, chased away.

2) Scattered, dispersed, torn asunder; कालेन दैवयुक्तेन जानन् विद्रावितं जगत् (kālena daivayuktena jānan vidrāvitaṃ jagat) Bhāgavata 1.54.14.

3) Liquefied, fused, melted.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidrāvita (विद्रावित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Liquefied, fused. 2. Driven away, put to flight. E. vi before, dru to flow, &c., causal v., kta aff.

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

1) Vidrāvita (विद्रावित):—[=vi-drāvita] [from vi-drāva > vi-dru] mfn. caused to disperse, driven away, defeated, routed R [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] liquefied, fused, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidrāvita (विद्रावित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Driven away; fused, melted.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vidravita (विद्रवित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viddavia.

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

Vidrāvita (ವಿದ್ರಾವಿತ):—

1) [adjective] pushed or driven back or away from.

2) [adjective] melted; liquefied.

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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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