Vishvabhava, Viśvabhava: 3 definitions


Vishvabhava 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 Viśvabhava can be transliterated into English as Visvabhava or Vishvabhava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vishvabhava in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Viśvabhava (विश्वभव).—A son of Sahasvān and father of Bṛhadbala.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 111-12.
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vishvabhava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Viśvabhava (विश्वभव):—[=viśva-bhava] [from viśva] mfn. one from whom all things arise, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) Viśvabhāva (विश्वभाव):—[=viśva-bhāva] [from viśva] mfn. all-creating, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vishvabhava in German

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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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