Vikshita, Vīkṣita, Vikṣita: 7 definitions

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Introduction:

Vikshita 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 terms Vīkṣita and Vikṣita can be transliterated into English as Viksita or Vikshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Vīkṣita (वीक्षित) refers to “glances”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.21. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] When Kāma (God of Love) reached the vicinity of Śiva, Spring spread all his splendour in accord with the inclination of the lord. [...] With diverse conversations, glances (vīkṣita), joking remarks and exchanges of pleasantries he instructed Śiva in the knowledge of Self. Drinking the nectar from her moon-face, Śiva stabilised his body. Sometimes he experienced exhilarating and particularly pleasing state”.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vīkṣita (वीक्षित).—p S Seen, viewed, beheld.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vikṣita (विक्षित).—a. Miserable, wretched.

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Vīkṣita (वीक्षित).—A look, glance; अयुगपदुन्नमितभ्रु वीक्षितं च (ayugapadunnamitabhru vīkṣitaṃ ca) Ki.1.61.

Derivable forms: vīkṣitam (वीक्षितम्).

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

Vīkṣita (वीक्षित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Seen, beheld. n.

(-taṃ) A look, a glance. E. vi, īkṣ to see, aff. kta .

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

Vīkṣita (वीक्षित).—[neuter] look, sight.

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

1) Vikṣita (विक्षित):—[=vi-kṣita] [from vi-kṣiṇatka > vi-kṣi] mfn. brought down, wretched, miserable, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) Vīkṣita (वीक्षित):—[from vīkṣa > vīkṣ] mfn. looked at, seen, beheld, regarded, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] n. a look, glance, [Kālidāsa; Bhartṛhari]

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

Vīkṣita (वीक्षित):—[vī+kṣita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Seen. n. Look.

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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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