Viratsvarupa, Virāṭsvarūpa, Viraj-svarupa: 2 definitions



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

Virāṭsvarūpa (विराट्स्वरूप):—[=virāṭ-svarūpa] [from virāṭ > vi-rāj] mfn. consisting of Virāj (applied to the supreme Being), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary (Sanskrit)

Virāṭsvarūpa (विराट्स्वरूप) (or Virāṭśarīra a or Virāṭarūpa [Virāṭrūpa]?) is Sanskrit for the Marathi Virāṭdēha.—1) Epithets of the Deity as expanded and explicated in the creation,--as developed and exhibited in the light and glory of the Universal system. 2 Applied to any monstrous or huge man.

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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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