Vishnukrama, Viṣṇukrama, Vishnu-krama: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Viṣṇukrama can be transliterated into English as Visnukrama or Vishnukrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Viṣṇukrama (विष्णुक्रम).—the step or stride of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: viṣṇukramaḥ (विष्णुक्रमः).

Viṣṇukrama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣṇu and krama (क्रम).

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

Viṣṇukrama (विष्णुक्रम).—[masculine] [plural] Viṣṇu’s paces ([ritual or religion]).

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

1) Viṣṇukrama (विष्णुक्रम):—[=viṣṇu-krama] [from viṣṇu] m. the step of Viṣṇu, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of the three steps to be taken by the sacrificer between the Vedi and the Āhavanīya, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra; ???]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Viṣṇukrama (विष्णुक्रम):—m. Viṣnu’s Schritt: drei von dem Opferer zu machende Schritte zwischen Vedi und Āhavanīya [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 5, 2, 1, 1. 7.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 1, 9, 3, 8. 5, 4, 2, 6. 6, 8, 1, 3.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 6, 2, 4. 17, 1, 1.] [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 6.] Davon kramīya adj.: ahar [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 6, 7, 4, 15.]

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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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