Vilokya, Vi-lokya: 3 definitions
Vilokya 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Vilokya (विलोक्य) refers to “glancing (at someone)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.24 (“Śiva consents to marry Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, after Nandīśvara spoke to the Gods: “The delighted Śiva said heightening the pleasure of Viṣṇu and other gods, after glancing [i.e., vilokya] at them with merciful looks. Śiva is favourably disposed to His devotees”.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vilokya (विलोक्य):—[=vi-lokya] [from vi-loka > vi-lok] mfn. to be (or being) looked at, visible, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
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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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Full-text (+17): Apushta, Matimat, Alaukika, Praluth, Guhana, Purvajanman, Upasamyama, Abhimanay, Vilok, Gurjara, Dyotana, Niryantrana, Abhimanayate, Mantuy, Goshthika, Nishatana, Smera, Parshvastha, Tarjana, Pushpita.
Search found 12 books and stories containing Vilokya, Vi-lokya; (plurals include: Vilokyas, lokyas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 2.8.41 < [Chapter 8 - Description of Seeing Lord Kṛṣṇa]
Verse 1.2.12 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Abode of Śrī Goloka]
Verse 1.16.42 < [Chapter 16 - Description of Śrī Rādhikā’s Wedding]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.4.130 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 2.3.33 < [Part 3 - Involuntary Ecstatic Expressions (sattvika-bhāva)]
Verse 3.4.73 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.135 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 2.4.231 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha (the spiritual world)]
Verse 2.1.133 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Recollection of the Buddha (2): The miracles of his birth < [Part 2 - The Eight Recollections according to the Abhidharma]