Vipracitti; 2 Definition(s)
Vipracitti 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Viprachitti.
1a) Vipracitti (विप्रचित्ति).—An Apsaras with the sun in Hemanta.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 18.
1b) A servant of Hiraṇyakaśipu.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 19. 52.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Viprachitti is a sage, who married Simhika the daughter of Daksha.(Source): Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
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Search found 7 books and stories containing Vipracitti. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 6 - Glorification of The Race of Danu < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 8 - The race of the sages: Atri and Vasiṣṭha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 5 - Nṛsiṃha incarnation and race of Hiraṇyakaśipu < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 10 - The Battle Between the Demigods and Vrtrasura < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
Chapter 6 - The Progeny of the Daughters of Daksa < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
Chapter 21 - Bali Maharaja Arrested by the Lord < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 32 - Description of Creation (3): The family of Kaśyapa < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 36 - Mutual fight < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 27 - The birth of Śaṅkhacūḍa < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)