Vishanga, Viṣaṅga: 4 definitions
Vishanga 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.
The Sanskrit term Viṣaṅga can be transliterated into English as Visanga or Vishanga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Viṣaṅga (विषङ्ग).—A younger brother of Bhaṇḍa well read in nīti treatises, advised that even a woman should not be neglected and war to be embarked upon after proper consultation.1 His fight; took to kūṭayuddha and fled for life.2
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 20. 30; 21. 25; 27. 10; 28. 3 and 37.
- 2) Ib. IV. 28. 106 and 114; 25. 14 and 33, 104.
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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣaṅga (विषङ्ग).—i. e. vi-sañj + a, m. Attachment.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣaṅga (विषङ्ग).—[masculine] sticking, clinging; adj. ṅgin.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣaṅga (विषङ्ग):—[=vi-ṣaṅga] [from vi-ṣañj] m. the hanging on or being attached to (See nir-v).
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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