Vikshobha, Vikṣobha: 11 definitions

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Vikshobha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Vikṣobha can be transliterated into English as Viksobha or Vikshobha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vikshobh.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vikshobha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ).—A Dānava.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 6.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ).—

1) Shaking, agitation, movement; वाचि° (vāci°) R. 1.43.

2) Agitation of mind, distraction, alarm.

3) Conflict, struggle.

4) Tearing open; सुरारिवक्षोविक्षोभजासृक् (surārivakṣovikṣobhajāsṛk) Śiśupālavadha 3.7.

Derivable forms: vikṣobhaḥ (विक्षोभः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ).—m. or nt., a high number: °bhaḥ Mahāvyutpatti 7738: °bham Mahāvyutpatti 7866, cited from Gaṇḍavyūha; °bhasya Gaṇḍavyūha 106.2; °bham 133.12.

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

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ).—n.

(-bhaṃ) 1. Agitating, shaking. 2. Conflict, struggle. 3. Fearing. E. vi before, kṣubh to stir, and ghañ aff.

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

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ).—[masculine] violent motion, agitation, confusion; adj. bhin.

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

1) Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ):—[=vi-kṣobha] [from vi-kṣubh] m. shaking, agitation, motion, [Harivaṃśa; Raghuvaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] mental agitation, perturbation, distraction, alarm, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (cf. a-v)

3) [v.s. ...] tearing open or asunder, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

4) [v.s. ...] the side of an elephant’s breast, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ):—[vi-kṣobha] (bhaḥ) 1. m. Shaking; fearing; tearing; conflict.

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

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vicchoha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vikshobha 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vikshobha in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vikṣobha (विक्षोभ) [Also spelled vikshobh]:—(nm) agitation, perturbation, disturbance; turbulence.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vikshobha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vikṣōbha (ವಿಕ್ಷೋಭ):—

1) [noun] the act of shaking or being shaken violently; agitation.

2) [noun] emotional disturbance or excitement.

3) [noun] disagreement or conflict because of differences of opinion, temperament, etc.

4) [noun] a rubbing, esp. of one object against another; friction.

5) [noun] the side of an elephant’s breast.

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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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