Vikramana, Vikramaṇa: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vikramaṇa (विक्रमण).—

1) A stride (of Viṣṇu); छलयसि विक्रमणे बलिमद्भुतवामन (chalayasi vikramaṇe balimadbhutavāmana) Gīt.1.

2) Heroism.

3) (With Pāśupatas) Supernatural power.

Derivable forms: vikramaṇam (विक्रमणम्).

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

Vikramaṇa (विक्रमण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) The stride of Vishnu.

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

Vikramaṇa (विक्रमण).—[neuter] stepping, striding, bold advance, valour.

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

1) Vikramaṇa (विक्रमण):—[=vi-kramaṇa] [from vi-krama > vi-kram] n. striding, a step, pace, stride ([especially] of Viṣṇu), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] bold advance, courage, heroism, strength, power, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] (with Pāśupatas) supernatural power (-dharmi-tva n. the being possessed of the above power), [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

4) [v.s. ...] the conforming to the rules of the Krama-pāṭha (q.v.), [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

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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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