Vidvishta, Vidviṣṭa: 9 definitions


Vidvishta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Vidviṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Vidvista or Vidvishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Vidvishta in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Vidviṣṭa (विद्विष्ट) refers to “one who is averse (to the Goddess)”, according to the second recension of the Yogakhaṇḍa of the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “The purified soul who, pure, recites this [i.e., Śrīkaṇṭha’s hymn in praise of the Goddess] in front of the Kramaliṅga is free from all sins and attains Rudra’s world. It was uttered by Śrīkaṇṭha and, secret [i.e., guhya], it should not be told to (just) anybody. It should be given to a true devotee, (and) never to one who is averse (to the goddess) [i.e., vidviṣṭa]. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vidvishta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vidviṣṭa (विद्विष्ट).—p S Hated. vidvēṣa m S Hatred.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vidviṣṭa (विद्विष्ट).—p. p. Hated, disliked, odious.

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

Vidviṣṭa (विद्विष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Hated, disliked. E. vi before, dviṣ to hate, kta aff.

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

Vidviṣṭa (विद्विष्ट).—[adjective] odious ([abstract] [feminine]); hostile, opposite or contrary to ([locative] or —°).

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

1) Vidviṣṭa (विद्विष्ट):—[=vi-dviṣṭa] mfn. hated, disliked, odious, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] hostile to ([locative case]), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) opposite or contrary, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Vidviṣṭa (विद्विष्ट):—[vi-dviṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. p. Hated.

[Sanskrit to German]

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

Vidviṣṭa (ವಿದ್ವಿಷ್ಟ):—[adjective] = ವಿದ್ವಿಷ [vidvisha]1.

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Vidviṣṭa (ವಿದ್ವಿಷ್ಟ):—[noun] a man who hates another, and wishes or tries to injure him; a foe; an enemy.

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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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